Paul Morphy

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  • SANDS: Chess is a war game devastated by war

    Chess is a war game that doesn't do well in wartime.


  • Kotronias-Xiu after 14. Bxf7+.

    SANDS: Hess, 19, thriving on world stage

    American chess players seem to have a penchant for spectacular entrances on the international stage.


  • Overlooked U.S. stars

    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.


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