The 14-year-old 2007 World Junior Chess champion has an estimated 40 trophies under his belt and wrote the book "Mastering Positional Chess: Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion," which he’ll be signing at the Mechanics’ Institute on Sunday.
Q: What’s the first thing you tell someone who’s learning how to play chess?
A: Chess, I think, is a really good game once you learn the basics. It’s so fun to play. You have to be patient, though. It’s easy to give up when you lose two games.
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