Grandmasters check out eager chess players|
By Tony Gonzalez
Despite a visa complication which kept former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov from appearing at Rose Elementary School in South Barrington, nearly 60 area chess players challenged three other grandmasters at the school Friday.
Young and old alike gathered for the "simul," a chess game in which the grandmasters -- Alexander Onischuk, Susan Polgar and Yuri Shulman -- rotated around the room as a team, playing simultaneously against nearly all the challengers...Read the full story at pioneerlocal.com.
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