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Garry Kasparov: "Making the difference" – exclusive interview
Friday, October 11, 2013 14:27
Earlier this week we posted the news that Garry Kasparov is going to run for FIDE President. The 2014 elections will be held during the FIDE Congress, at the Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway. Kasparov announced his candidacy during this week's FIDE Congress in Tallinn, Estonia. We traveled to Estonia to record an exclusive interview with Kasparov, which...
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:28
On Monday night in Tallinn (Estonia) Garry Kasparov announced his candidacy for the 2014 FIDE Presidential Elections. The 13th World Champion aims to "revitalize FIDE with a focus on serving the national federations and raising the commercial profile of chess worldwide." Among Kasparov's team members are the current FIDE General Secretary Ignatius...
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Saturday, September 28, 2013 22:41
On Sunday, September 29th the seventh Polgar Chess Festival will take place in Budapest, Hungary. Besides the three Polgar sisters (and many other guests and children!) Garry Kasparov will be present, as guest of honour. For the first time, the event will be streamed live on the internet. A photo from last year's festival The seventh Polgar Chess...
Kasparov interviewed by David Frost †
Sunday, September 01, 2013 12:46
About a week ago an interview wit Garry Kasparov was posted on Al-Jazeera's website. Sir David Frost travelled to Abu Dhabi to join Kasparov on his mission to promote chess in the Gulf. In the video below, Kasparov speaks about his careers in chess and politics. He tells Frost the key to his success has not only been his talent but his discipline...
Review: Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov part 2: 1985-1993
Friday, August 16, 2013 15:37
Every chess aficionado should own the complete series of recent Kasparov publications: Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess, and Kasparov on Garry Kasparov. Many, of course, do – myself included. The entire series is a miracle of chess passion and erudition and its most recent addition – Garry Kasparov on Garry...
Thursday, June 06, 2013 17:53
"Russia is my home", said Garry Kasparov in a reaction on Facebook to the dozens of news reports in international media about his decision not to travel to Russia for the time being. Kasparov revealed this decision during a press conference in Geneva yesterday, where he received the UN Watch’s annual human rights prized. On Wednesday Garry...
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Saturday, June 01, 2013 14:35
As Shaun Press reported on his blog, two plays with a theme related to Garry Kasparov can be seen on UK stages this summer. There is The Machine, a new play based on the Kasparov-Deep Blue match from 1997, which will premiere at the Manchester International Festival in July. There's also The Gambit, which focuses on Kasparov's rivalry with Karpov...
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Thursday, February 21, 2013 18:18
On February 18th Garry Kasparov visited Georgia for a meeting and press conference at the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs about chess in schools. The 13th World Champion met with first deputy minister (and old friend) Zurab Azmaiparashvili, as well as the President of Georgian Chess Federation, Giorgi Giorgadze. The plan is to introduce chess...
Carlsen 2872 on February Elo list - reactions by Kasparov, Kavalek and Rowson
Saturday, February 02, 2013 16:25
Winning 11 more points at the Tata Steel tournament in January, Magnus Carlsen improved his record rating of 2861 to 2872 on the February FIDE rating list. The world's number one chess player is now 62 points ahead of his closest rival, #2 Vladimir Kramnik (whose son Vadim Vladimirovich was born on January 29th in Paris!). Meanwhile, the Norwegian...
Magnus Carlsen
Sunday, December 09, 2012 11:58
On Saturday, December 8th Magnus Carlsen broke Garry Kasparov's chess rating record of 2851. By drawing with Hikaru Nakamura at the London Chess Classic, the Norwegian player will be certain of an Elo of at least 2856 on the January 1 FIDE rating list. We produced a video in which Carlsen talks about the game and about breaking the record....

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