Sports | After a fierce battle with an American challenger, Magnus Carlsen retains his World Chess Champion title
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/03/18, 04:08 pm
Twenty-six-year old Fabiano Caruana, born in Brooklyn, used to play chess at Manhattan's Marshall Chess Club when he was so little that the club stacked books on a chair for him to reach the table. Grown men remembered losing to the then-8-year-old boy.