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Chess is a war game that doesn't do well in wartime.
American chess players seem to have a penchant for spectacular entrances on the international stage.
Beside the brilliant achievements of such American greats as Morphy, Marshall, Pillsbury and Fischer, the records of some of the country's lesser stars tend to be eclipsed. On this most patriotic of weeks, we offer a look at a couple of former U.S. champs that even aficionados may not immediately recognize.