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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Cool Chess and Shogi Video: GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs FM Habu

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Hi everyone, 

GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and FM Yoshiharu Habu in a chess and shogi match in Kobe, western Japan, Sept 2012.

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess Grandmaster and the 2009 World Junior Chess Champion. He completed his final grandmaster norm at age 14 years, 4 months, in 2005. His rating on the November 2009 list was 2718 (23rd in the world and third in the top 20 juniors). Yoshiharu Habu, F.M. (羽生善治 Habu Yoshiharu, born September 27, 1970) is a professional shogi player and a chess FIDE Master.

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