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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 Roundtable Luck in Chess
 Nathan Smolensky
  December 2017

The roundtable is a new Chess Horizons feature where I ask our regular contributors their thoughts on a particular topic.

The Question: "To what extent do you feel luck factors into chess success, and in what ways? Is it sometimes correct to call a result, either of a game or a tournament, lucky or unlucky?"