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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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