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Last Original Chess Grandmaster Dies

posted: 05-12-10
Anton Lilienthal at work, n.d.
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Andor Lilienthal, the last of the original 27 grandmasters honored by the World Chess Federation in 1950, has died in Budapest at age 99. He regularly competed against Marcel Duchamp in tournament contexts and considered the artist the most talented chess player to come out of France.

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