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St. Louis Jewish Light


Seated in front of a
wall of portraits of chess legends, Israeli Grandmaster Boris
Gelfand speaks at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint
Louis, located in the Central West End. Photo: Mike
Sherwin

Israeli Chess Grandmaster makes all the right moves

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light July 20, 2011

The air is filled with letters and numbers delivered in an unmistakable Eastern European accent as dozens in the audience sit in rapt attention. As he deftly calls out notations representing a series of moves from a recent game, Boris Gelfand seems to...

Israeli chess Grand Master Boris Gelfand

Israeli chess master to speak at event in St. Louis

July 15, 2011

Israeli chess Grand Master Boris Gelfand will present a speciallecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center on Sunday, July 17.Gelfand will go over some of the games from the recent Candidate'sMatches. His superb performance at the Candidate's Matches...

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