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    Kramnik announces retirement from professional chess

    Tarjei J. Svensen @TarjeiJS

    BREAKING: Kramnik: I already decided to finish my professional chess career a couple of months ago and now, after having played my last tournament, I would like to announce it publicly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham View Post
    Tarjei J. Svensen @TarjeiJS

    BREAKING: Kramnik: “I already decided to finish my professional chess career a couple of months ago and now, after having played my last tournament, I would like to announce it publicly.”
    One could feel it from the erratic way he has been playing.
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    Very generous of him to donate some rating points to his peers in his last tournament.
    meep meep

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    Big Vlad courtesy of Twitter & chess.com & co.


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    Vlad Kramnik's retirement is a great loss to the international tournament circuit and the chess world. Many great victories in the course of his long career. Some unforgettable K-K games too (with at least 3 other K's!).
    God exists. Short and to the point.

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