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Garry conducts a simul in Tallinn, while commenting on Crimea

October 21, 2014 More
Garry conducts a simul in Tallinn, while commenting on Crimea

“Estonia, Tallinn. On October 19th Garry conducted a simul in Tallinn. The goal of the simul was to support young Estonian chess players and the European Youth Championship that will take place in Estonia in the middle of November. Garry is no stranger to Estonia, where he is a close friend of the president and many […]

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Campaign Update 5.12.14

April 14, 2014 More
Campaign Update 5.12.14

Friends, As the FIDE election date approaches, I continue to visit federations all over the world to promote the values that make me who I am today: honesty, integrity and hard work. When I am FIDE’s next president, I will bring change to the organization: FIDE will do more to support national federations - not the other way around.  I will also […]

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Kasparov at Oxford Martin School

December 10, 2013 More
Kasparov at Oxford Martin School

Garry’s comments on visiting Oxford via @kasparov63 “I was honored to be back at the Oxford-Martin School for 3 days of workshops on decision-making & human+machine.” “Was great meeting with academics & students from comp-sci, future tech, etc. But last day tour of quantum physics lab was special treat!” “I am now a Senior Visiting […]

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KASPAROV AND LEONG WELL RECEIVED IN MACAU AND HONG KONG

December 9, 2013 More
KASPAROV AND LEONG WELL RECEIVED IN MACAU AND HONG KONG

Garry’s first campaign tour to Asia with Ignatius Leong continued in Macau and Hong Kong. Our great thanks to the organizers for their efforts and to Jose Silveirinha and Jackson Li for their reports. Earlier reports from the trip are here and here. An additional report on his visit to the Philippines is forthcoming. Visit […]

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KASPAROV VISITS SINGAPORE AND THAILAND | #FIDE2014

November 26, 2013 More
KASPAROV VISITS SINGAPORE AND THAILAND | #FIDE2014

November 24, 2013 via www.kasparov2014.com Garry collected some remarkable souvenirs along with endorsements during his first swing through East Asia on the campaign trail. He was received in very impressive and gracious fashion in Singapore and Thailand, as you’ll see below. Kasparov’s tour then continued to the Philippines, Macau, and Hong Kong and a full […]

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FIDE 2014: CAMPAIGN TRIP BEGINS IN JAKARTA

November 18, 2013 More
FIDE 2014: CAMPAIGN TRIP BEGINS IN JAKARTA

The first tour of the campaign is in Asia and the first stop was Indonesia. Afterward, Garry heads to Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Macau, and Hong Kong. The launch of the Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific is imminent! Garry will return to Asia in 2014. Kasparov Launches Campaign in Indonesia By Grandmaster Utut Adianto When we in […]

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Kasparov for President – 2014 FIDE Campaign

October 10, 2013 More
Kasparov for President – 2014 FIDE Campaign

On Monday, October 7th Garry Kasparov announced his candidacy for the presidency of the International Chess Federation, known by its French acronym FIDE. He plans to unseat 18-year incumbent Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, also of Russia, in the election that takes place in August 2014. Kasparov became the youngest world champion in the sport’s history in 1985 […]

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Aquaprofit-Polgar Chess Festival 2013

October 3, 2013 More
Aquaprofit-Polgar Chess Festival 2013

On Sunday, September 29th Garry was the guest of honor at the seventh annual Aquaprofit-Polgar Chess Festival held in the Palace of Arts in Budapest. During the festival Garry visited many programs at the event and held a presentation on one of his most memorable games, which he played against Anatoly Karpov at the World Chess Championship […]

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The Kasparovs tour Africa for chess in education

July 24, 2013 More
The Kasparovs tour Africa for chess in education

On July 11th, Garry arrived on the continent with the mission of bringing chess into educational systems through out the region by facilitating cooperation among public and private sponsors and organisations.  Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe – six countries in five days were on the hectic itinerary of the former […]

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Estonia’s Friends International Meeting: E-democracy in the age of technology

July 12, 2013 More
Estonia’s Friends International Meeting: E-democracy in the age of technology

On July 6th, Garry was joined by the president of Estonia, Toomas Henrik Ilves, Professor Dr. James S. Fishkin, of Stanford University and CEO of Ericsson, Hans Vestberg along with 120 entrepreneurs, scientists and politicians from 20 countries at Estonia’s Friends International Meeting, which took place in Tallinn. E-democracy, e-governance and their role in a […]

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