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Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77

Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77

Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77 Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77 Lubomir Kavalek, a chess grandmaster who fled Czechoslovakia after the 1968 Soviet invasion and, after moving to the United States, became a three-time national champion, died on Monday at his home in Reston, Va. He was 77. His …

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Milos Jakes, Czech Communist Leader, Is Dead at 97

Milos Jakes, Czech Communist Leader, Is Dead at 97

Milos Jakes, Czech Communist Leader, Is Dead at 97 Milos Jakes, Czech Communist Leader, Is Dead at 97 Milos Jakes, a longtime Communist Party official in what was then Czechoslovakia, and the head of the party during the tumultuous two years that ended Communist domination and resulted in the election of the playwright Vaclav Havel as president in December 1989, …

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Lockdown life: How Czech National Ballet dancers are staying show-ready at home

Lockdown life: How Czech National Ballet dancers are staying show-ready at home

Lockdown life: How Czech National Ballet dancers are staying show-ready at home Lockdown life: How Czech National Ballet dancers are staying show-ready at home The first cases of coronavirus in the Czech Republic were reported on 1 March, with their government being one of the earliest in Europe to impose a full lockdown just two weeks later. The shutdown has affected …

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