Archive for Garry Kasparov

Participants of the Youth U-16 event that's held alongside the Olympiad
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 5:40
On Monday the Olympiad's top clash between Armenia and Russia ended in 2-2. The two countries were caught in the lead by Azerbaijan, who defeated Croatia 3-1. In the women's section Russia, who played 2-2 against China, is now sharing the lead with Poland. Participants of the Youth U-16 event that's held alongside the Olympiad | All photos by ...
Kasparov giving a statement to the press after the acquittal
Friday, August 24, 2012 19:54
On Friday a Moscow court acquitted Gary Kasparov of participating in an "unlawful protest" last week outside the Pussy Riot trial. The court didn't trust evidence brought by the Moscow police, and decided to declare the ex-World Champion not guilty. Kasparov might still be charged with "biting a police officer". Kasparov giving a statement to the...
Garry Kasparov on Facebook
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:59
A new update on the Kasparov arrest saga includes descriptions of his meeting with the Moscow police and the Investigative Committee of Russia. Kasparov also wrote a new op-ed, now for The Moscow Times. Garry Kasparov on Facebook There have been some new developments since the last time we wrote about Kasparov's arrest last Friday outside the...
Kasparov trying to escape from the police van
Sunday, August 19, 2012 11:23
Garry Kasparov could be sentenced up to five years in jail for using violence against a state official, after allegedly biting a policeman's hand. Kasparov himself dismissed the accusation as "drivel". Meanwhile, the 13th World Champion has given an interview and written an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. We give an update to the Kasparov...
Kasparov arrested outside Pussy Riot trial courthouse
Friday, August 17, 2012 14:24
Garry Kasparov was arrested and reportedly beaten by police today in Moscow outside the courthouse where the Pussy Riot trial is taking place. Dutch journalist Olaf Koens' photo of Kasparov in a police van is quickly spreading on Twitter and elsewhere on the internet. Although protesters could be found outside the courthouse, Kasparov wasn't...
Kasparov playing Turing's program running on Chessbase
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:10
Yesterday, at the Alan Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester, Garry Kasparov won in 16 moves against the original Turing chess program which was created in 1950. The game, which mostly had historical value, was played during Kasparov's speech on Alan Turing and his 'Paper Machine'. Kasparov playing Turing's program running on Chessbase | Image...
Vishy Anand
Friday, June 15, 2012 18:40
After our lengthy interview with challenger Boris Gelfand, obviously we also took the time to speak to Vishy Anand, who was, and still is, the World Champion. We spoke to him on Skype on June 8th and 9th, exactly one week ago, and also one week after he had returned back to India. Photos by Alexey Yushenkov & Anastasia Karlovich On June 3rd,...
Kasparov in the FAZ
Thursday, June 14, 2012 14:53
Garry Kasparov is still firmly committed to push FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov out of office. The former World Champion doesn't rule out that he will run for FIDE President himself at the next presidential elections in 2014. This was reported today by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. On the day that the FIDE website reports about another...
Boris Gelfand: "Kasparov offered his help, but I said no"
Saturday, June 09, 2012 11:33
One week after the end of the World Championship match in Moscow, challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel speaks out. In the second and last part of this interview, the Israeli tells about the second half of the match, about his favorite player Akiba Rubinstein, about his coaches whom he invited to Moscow, about chess in Israel and... about saying no...
Anand-Gelfand: the aftermath
Sunday, June 03, 2012 19:09
The Anand-Gelfand World Championship match finished four days ago, but the news stream hasn't stopped yet. Vladimir Putin inviting the players at his office, Anand's arrival in India, Gelfand's return to Israel, the reactions on Twitter, Kasparov's criticism, Anand's reaction... In this article we'll mention the most important developments since...

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