The greatest prodigy of all time

The claim to be the best ever in chess, in any category, is usually backed up by either hard numbers (Karpov’s number of grandmaster tournament wins is not open to debate), or strong opinions such as the best absolute player. But the debate on the greatest prodigy seems to lie somewhere in between, depending on your criteria. Read this article and see if you agree. (photo: Capablanca at age four)

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