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(pronounced NYE-dorf), famous chessplayer of the twentieth century. Born in Poland and driven across Europe by World War II, finally settling in Argentina, his lifelong home.

Noted for his attacking style of play, and especially for the Najdorf variation of the Sicilian Defense, named for him.

Also a great promoter of chess, always ready with a quip and playing publicized "friendly games" with, among others, Winston Churchill, Nikita Krushchev and Fidel Castro.

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