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Grandmasters Compete In the World Chess Championship At Simpson's In The Strand

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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Chess Grandmasters Anish Giri (L) plays Wang Hao in the World Chess London Grand Prix at Simpson's-in-the-Strand on September 22, 2012 in London, England. The event, which begins the 2012/13 World Chess Championship Cycle, runs until October 3, 2012 and takes place over 11 rounds. The London Grand Prix is the first tournament in an ambitious, high-profile rebranding of world chess by American-born entrepreneur Andrew Paulson whose intention is to regain the global popularity chess enjoyed in the 1970s with matches between American Bobby Fischer and the Soviet Union’s Boris Spassky. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Chess Grandmasters Anish Giri (L) plays Wang Hao in the World Chess London Grand Prix at Simpson's-in-the-Strand on September 22, 2012 in London, England. The event, which begins the 2012/13 World Chess Championship Cycle, runs until October 3, 2012 and takes place over 11 rounds. The London Grand Prix is the first tournament in an ambitious, high-profile rebranding of world chess by American-born entrepreneur Andrew Paulson whose intention is to regain the global popularity chess enjoyed in the 1970s with matches between American Bobby Fischer and the Soviet Union’s Boris Spassky. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Chess Grandmasters Anish Giri plays Wang Hao in the World Chess... News Photo 152568994Chess,England,Horizontal,Human Interest,Leisure Activity,London - England,Sport,Sports Activity,UK,Wang HaoPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Chess Grandmasters Anish Giri (L) plays Wang Hao in the World Chess London Grand Prix at Simpson's-in-the-Strand on September 22, 2012 in London, England. The event, which begins the 2012/13 World Chess Championship Cycle, runs until October 3, 2012 and takes place over 11 rounds. The London Grand Prix is the first tournament in an ambitious, high-profile rebranding of world chess by American-born entrepreneur Andrew Paulson whose intention is to regain the global popularity chess enjoyed in the 1970s with matches between American Bobby Fischer and the Soviet Union’s Boris Spassky. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)