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Dear Len

Are there left handed chess players who are grandmasters?.


Hi Prashant,

Other than Vladimir Kramnik and Garry Kasparov, I don't know who the others are.

However, since research has suggested that 19% of chess players (of all levels) are left-handed, then there would be many more.  

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