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Put down your chess books and pick up a knight, Team USA is gonna have a whole lottafun way down yonder in Vietnam Once again I had the pleasure of being a coach at the World Youth Championship. The 2008 edition was hosted by Vietnam in the small seaside resort of Vung Tau from October 20 30. I've been traveling for chess many years now, but never this far. I took one look at my aisle seat and wondered if I'd survive My flight on Cathay Pacific Airlines from New York's JFK to Hong Kong was...

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(1) 13 and under at expiration bimonthly Chess Life for Kids. (2) 16 and under at expiration Chess Life. (3) 25 and under at expiration monthly Chess Life. (4) New sustaining memberships will not be allowed after 11 30 08. (5) 65 and over. (6) Parents and children younger than 25 at expiration living in one household with one address (7) All younger than 25 at expiration living in one household. Both Family Plans include one monthly Chess Life. (8) Premium benefits for life and sustaining...

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The unassuming Gregory Kaidanov has quietly gone about The short list of famous Russians living in Lexington, Kentucky, begins and ends with Gregory Zinovyevich Kaidanov. His circuitous path to bluegrass pastures landed him half a world from his homeland, but he would not have it any other way. The grandmaster, 49, is eternally bearded with an unassuming smile that hides his complexity. Tournament photos of him are unique in that he is almost never straining while at the board. Kaidanov's...