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Chess Life Magazine

Hailed as one of the most promising chess players of his generation, GM William Lombardy ultimately became best known as Bobby Fischer’s second during the 1972 World Championship. Our tribute begins on page 24 and most of our columns pay homage to Lombardy’s legacy. Also, see our Game For Life promotion selections beginning on page 32.

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Chess Life Kids

For this issue, we decided to just create a fun winter chess scene. But what is happening in this somewhat strange image? Get creative and tell us in our cover contest sponsored by US Chess Federation Sales—see details in “It’s Your Move” on page 13. Also, learn all about "Smothered Mates" in our featured story by FM Mike "FunMaster" Klein on page 8!

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