Kasparov

 
    Apr 1963
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April 1963

On April 13th, 1963 Garry Kasparov was born Garik Kimovich Weinstein (Russian: Гарик Вайнштейн). He… Read More

    Jan 1976
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January 1976

Age 12 in January, Kasparov wins Soviet Junior Championship and repeats one year later.

    Apr 1980
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April 1980

From the age of 12 Garry Kasparov was setting new standards. After becoming the youngest player to… Read More

    Sep 1984
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September 1984

After defeating Beliavsky, Korchnoi, and Smyslov in the candidates matches, Kasparov earned the right to… Read More

    Sep 1985
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September 1985

After Campomanes aborted the first match, a rematch between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov was due to be played… Read More

    Oct 1986
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October 1986

Due to the rematch clause of the 1985 match, Garry Kasparov was forced to defend his title… Read More

    Dec 1987
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December 1987

In 1987, the candidates cycle format was changed for the first time since 1965. A… Read More

    Dec 1990
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December 1990

The 1990 WCC match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov was held from October 8 to December 30. The… Read More

    Jul 1993
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July 1993

Nigel Short began his chess career as a bona fide prodigy. He defeated Korchnoi in a simul at the age… Read More

    Sep 1995
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September 1995

Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 New York City Although stripped of his title by FIDE for… Read More

    Feb 1996
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February 1996

Deep Blue versus Garry Kasparov was a pair of famous six-game human–computer chess matches, in the format… Read More

    Oct 2000
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October 2000

Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2000 London, England Although Garry Kasparov was not recognized as champion by FIDE, the… Read More

    Jun 2002
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June 2002

The Kasparov Chess Foundation was launched in New York City in 2002 with the purpose… Read More

    Jan 2003
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January 2003

GM Garry Kasparov, the world’s #1 player for the last 18 years took on Deep… Read More

    Sep 2005
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September 2005

Started United Civil Front in Russia  In 2005 he formed the United Civil Front, of… Read More

    Oct 2005
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October 2005

Garry Kasparov retires from professional chess 3/10/2005 – The winner of Linares and the world’s… Read More

    Sep 2006
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September 2006

Started The Other Russia Opposition.   

    Sep 2011
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September 2011

Founded by World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and Jan Callewaert, driving force behind the European… Read More

    Mar 2012
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March 2012

The Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa was officially launched in March 2012 as a public benefit… Read More

    Aug 2012
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August 2012

Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation In 2012, Kasparov was named chairman of the New York-based… Read More

    Oct 2013
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October 2013

Named Senior Visiting Fellow, Oxford Martin School Human + Machine: Intuition and Calculation in a New… Read More

    Nov 2013
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November 2013

KASPAROV CHESS FOUNDATION ASIA & PACIFIC Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd (KCFAP) was incorporated… Read More

    Apr 2014
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April 2014

KASPAROV CHESS FOUNDATION IBERO AMERICA Kasparov Chess Foundation Ibero-America, launched in April, 2014 seeks to… Read More

    May 2015
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May 2015

Garry Kasparov, a world champion chess player who has also led the battle for democracy… Read More

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July 28

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July 28

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July 28

Fine words as usual by Obama, but he's had 7.5 years in office to promote "American greatness" himself and instead US has retreated.

July 28

America & the world are less free & less safe than they were 8 yrs ago. Hillary will have many changes to make to reverse the trend by 2020.

July 28

It's relative. Obama looks good vs this year's very unpopular candidates the way Kerry almost makes Hillary look like a competent Sec State.

July 28

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