The 13-Year-Old Chess Wonder Who Snatched Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

How we think about competition is all wrong

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Two and a half hours into their game of chess, 13-year-old Lorenzo Candian is about to beat the world’s №3 chess player. Seconds later, it was over. He lost.

Lorenzo outplayed the grandmaster. The chess prodigy’s tactics put him in a winning…

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