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Leonid Sandler
29-03-2008, 05:18 PM
98 years old Fransisko Benko from Argentina just scored 5 points from 9 games in traditional tournament in Mar-Del-Plata!

Denis_Jessop
29-03-2008, 08:13 PM
98 years old Fransisko Benko from Argentina just scored 5 points from 9 games in traditional tournament in Mar-Del-Plata!

Concert pianist Mieczyslaw Horszowski gave public concerts up to and including the age of 100, having given his first concert aged 10.

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MichaelBaron
29-03-2008, 08:20 PM
I believe Phil Viner had a performance rating over 2300 Fide at the last world seniors - and he was 80 years old.

Lloyd Fell still plays big events at 90.

Nick Emodi from Elwood Chess Club is 92 years old and still plays quite well in club events.