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Friday, February 29, 2008

Chess takes the world on board By Matthew Hennessey from Asia Times

To the Soviets, chess was political.

"The Soviets set out to dominate world chess," said New York-based chess teacher and historian Christopher Maksymowicz in an interview with Policy Innovations. "It was a decree from Joseph Stalin. It was an expression of the superiority of the Soviet Union over the West, over capitalism."

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