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Ian Nepomniachtchi

Chess Has A Russia Problem

Several major sporting bodies have responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with condemnations of the aggression, bans for Russian-affiliated teams, and support for Ukrainian teams and athletes. Doing so is not necessarily a straightforward affair for every organization out there—for example, FIFA just let Russia buy a World Cup—but perhaps no sport is as intimately […]

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