The club boasts “virtually all the strongest players in San Diego County,” says Saponara, “including one of the best players in the United States” — 41-year-old Cyrus Lakdawala. “But we have players at every other level..”
"I’ve met Garry Kasparov twice and had lunch with him once. He’s a wonderful human being, very outgoing, unlike many other top players, who are good at chess but have a hard time grasping the social thing."
Posted October 4, 2001
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