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Chess legend Kasparov back from retirement for US tournament

MOSCOW: Former chess world champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement to play in a US tournament next month, organisers announced on Thursday. Kasparov, who dominated the game for more than 15 years, will compete against nine top players at the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, Missouri. The former champion, who retired from professional chess in 2005, was given a wild card entry for the event's Rapid and Blitz competition. Current world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway will also play at the tournament, as will…