Kasparov Dethroned

There is a new world chess champion. He's Vladimir Kramnik. He's 25 years old and, this week, defeated Garry Kasparov, widely considered the greatest chess player who has ever lived. Scott speaks with internationally syndicated chess columnist Shelby Lyman.



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