In this June 18, 2014, photo, World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, right, and Rex Sinquefield, founder and president of the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Chess Club, kick-off the first-ever Congressional Chess Match at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Kasparov, who has been retired from competitive play since 2005, is returning to competition on Aug. 14-19, 2017, at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Invision for Invision for Saint Louis Chess Club/AP Images)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chess legend Garry Kasparov didn’t need any arm-twisting to be persuaded to return to competition next month in St. Louis. In fact, it was Kasparov’s idea.
The man who dominated chess for two decades has been retired …