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Russian chess grandmaster Karpov plays with convicts Russian chess grandmaster Karpov plays with convicts

1 Jul, 05:27 PM 19 comments

Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion Anatoly Karpov has played 9 simultaneous games with Russian prisoners in the city of Murmansk, Northern Russia.

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Russian chess grandmaster Kramnik sets Guinness world record Russian chess grandmaster Kramnik sets Guinness world record

13 Jul, 03:13 PM 43 comments

Vladimir Kramnik won the 2009 Sparkassen Chess Meeting by beating Arkadij Naiditsch in the last round. The Russian, who clinched his 9th title in Dortmund, set a Guinness World record.

Tags: chess, Vladimir Kramnik, Russia, Guinness book,



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