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Weekly chess column

Today’s game, David Harris v. Denys Shmelov played at Metrowest, is a good example of the tension that chess can generate. As White picks up pawns and Black counterattacks, the crisis undoubtedly occurs when both players are in time trouble. The struggle calls for swift instincts to find the coveted moves. Here White prevails in a dramatic ending.

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