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World Champion challenger GM Fabiano Caruana turned on the heat and defeated fellow American GM Wesley So in the final round to win the Norway Chess super-tournament in Stavanger. GM Ian Rogers gives all the details about the players, the setting, and Caruana’s path to victory in this month's cover story. Also check out Pal Benko’s compositional retelling of Stefan Zweig’s classic tale, The Royal Game.

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Chess Life Kids

IM Eric Rosen captured the many sights and moods from the 2018 National Elementary (K-6) Championship in a stunning photo essay, which is featured in this month’s Chess Life Kids. Also look for a Q&A with our 2018 U.S. Champion, GM Sam Shankland, in our My First Moves column.

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