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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 15:19
In an interview today for German newspaper Frankfurter Algemeine Kasparov tells about his Chess Foundation, his attempts to get chess into schools and his problems with Vladimir Putin. What you wouldn't have read in other interviews: he's interested in many things, including... football! It seems that you're interested in almost everything. "Even...
The FEB #14 - One-year Anniversary: Bilbaolicious News
Sunday, November 06, 2011 10:43
The Full English Breakfast #14 is out! Introducing Pub Talk, 60 seconds with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, big news round-up including Nakamura and Kasparov, Bilbao's "toiletgate", and an interview with Judit Polgar. About the Full English Breakfast Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue...
Kasparov: 'Chess in schools is cool'
Friday, October 28, 2011 11:58
The charity Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) celebrated its first birthday on Tuesday, October 18th in the House of Commons in London. Among the guests were Garry Kasparov, who supports chess in schools through his Kasparov Chess Foundation, an also GMs Nigel Short, Jonathan Rowson and Jonathan Speelman. Photo: Ray Morris-Hill The reception...
Review: Yearbook 100
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 15:51
From the start of this website back in 2006 there has been no clear rule about which content would (should?) be published, except for: what kind of chess article would I, the editor-in-chief, find interesting to read? Five and a half years later I still try to follow this guideline, and it made me decide to do this review. Some of you might be...
Kasparov beats Short 4.5-3.5 in blitz match
Sunday, October 09, 2011 22:38
(UPDATED) Garry Kasparov beat Nigel Short 4.5-3.5 in the YourNextMove blitz match that took place on Sunday evening in Leuven, Belgium. In a match that wasn't without mistakes, Kasparov had a 2-point lead after five games, but Short levelled the score with two consecutive wins. Kasparov then won the last game, and the match. Event Kasparov-Short...
New Carlsen biography published: reports in Norwegian media
Saturday, September 24, 2011 14:37
"Get me out of this" was how Magnus Carlsen told his father Henrik that he wanted to stop working with Garry Kasparov, after the Corus Chess Tournament in eary 2010. This is written in a new biography about Carlsen which was published last week in Norway and mentioned in all the major Norwegian newspapers. The book is called Smarte trekk. Magnus...
Kasparov back at the chessboard, beats Vachier-Lagrave
Sunday, September 18, 2011 18:00
On Saturday in Clichy, France Garry Kasparov showed that he's still capable of beating today's top players in blitz. The 13th World Champion won a 2-game exhibition match against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 1.5-0.5. The match was part of a bigger event which promoted the Kasparov Chess Foundation’s work with chess in schools. Photo © Yann Buisson |...
Friday, September 09, 2011 11:00
Garry Kasparov recently visited Brazil, where he gave a lecture, a simul and was guest in a TV show. Kasparov had accepted an invitation to open the 1st ADX festival. ADX is a non-profit organization that sees the game of chess as a powerful tool for intellectual development and character formation of children and young people, and advocates...