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Game of the Day

Thursday, September 29

Niemann
vs
H S Gretarsson

Flawless Victory
(by MissScarlett)

Player of the Day

Karoly Sterk
(1881-1946)

Opening of the Day

Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
1. e4 c5 2. ♘f3 a6
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