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22-year-old Norwegian clinches chess world title
AP
November 22, 2013, 10:30 pm

The world of chess has a new king, and it's a 22-year-old who is as much at home posing for fashion shoots as he is pushing pawns. 

Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the chess world championship Friday, becoming the first Western player since Bobby Fischer to hold the title.

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