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10 Reasons Russia is So Good at Chess (GMs, USSR, and More)

It is an indisputable fact that Russia is one of the chess ‘superpowers’ in the world! Many chess grandmasters are (and have been) of Russian descent. Coincidence? I think not!   There are several reasons why Russians are such good chess players. These reasons date back centuries ago and are rooted in the economic, political, and …

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