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Chess Notes

Weekly chess column

In the past, the Aeroflot Open in Moscow has been a monster tournament and has been a very difficult one to win.

Last year it was won by Mateusz Bartel of Poland. Though the prizes were attractive, the attendance had dropped and there was some feeling that the tournament might be discontinued.

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