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Chess-US-Russia-Kasparov PROFILE

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Kasparov, the retired champ who can't give up chess
By Shahzad ABDUL
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St. Louis, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov owned the game for 15 years, gaining superstar status among fans before retiring and throwing himself into politics -- but he just can't seem to stay away from the chessboard.
The 54-year-old former world champion is coming out of retirement Monday to play in an official tournament in St. Louis, Missouri against nine top-notch pla ...