May 26, 2019
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In the 1914 St. Petersburg Tournament, Czar Nicholas awarded the first five finishers the title “grandmaster.” First place winner Emanuel Lasker, then world champion, became the first grandmaster. Today there are more than 300 grandmasters. Among others given the title were, Jose Capablanca, later to… Read More

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