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Kasparov

Garry , real name Garik Weinstein. born 1963, Armenian-Jewish chess player, born in Azerbaijan: world champion (1985--93); PCA world champion (1993--2000)
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Kasparov, whose nickname of 'The Beast' was earned by his bullish behaviour, has previous form at challenging Fide.
However, even the limited confrontation in Eastern Ukraine claimed lives of soldiers returning from Ukraine, there were major efforts to conceal the numbers," said Kasparov.
Kasparov, who has worked with current world champion Magnus Carlsen, is concerned at the trend of young players getting overly dependent on machines and data.
reason's Nick Gillespie interviewed Kasparov in November at a dinner co-hosted by the Atlas Network, a nonprofit that promotes free market think tanks in the developing world.
In June 1998, Kasparov ran the first "advanced chess" game against Veselin Topalov, a top-rated chess grand master.
Kasparov said regardless of the legal issues, Russia's case against Ablyazov is political.
The title of youngest ever World Champion is currently held by Russian Kasparov, who won his first title in 1985, aged 22, after claiming victory over fellow Russian Anatoly Karpov, who had narrowly defeated him in an epic encounter the previous year.
Against this backdrop, Pichay noted that the mental game and its luminaries led by Kasparov, a world champion at 22 and considered the greatest chess player of all time, make for not only an influential, but a formidable force in Russian politics.
Kasparov, 49, was detained with several other opposition activists outside a Moscow court where three members of Pussy Riot were sentenced last week to two years in prison over an anti-Putin protest in Moscow's largest cathedral.
Kasparov, the former world chess champion and anti-Vladimir Putin activist, was detained last Friday as he was rallying in support of the feminist punk band outside the Moscow court where members were sentenced to two years in prison.
SONG TARGET Mr Putin CAT'S NOT FAIR Demonstration in Dublin SIGN London protest CHECK MATE Garry Kasparov behind bars GIGGLES Yeka, Maria and Ned yesterday
After the event, Gary Kasparov presented me with a signed wooden chess board (makers' name Jaques).