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Campaign Update

April 14, 2014 More
Campaign Update

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 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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Kasparov in India. #THiNK2013 #FWCM2013

November 21, 2013 More
Kasparov in India. #THiNK2013 #FWCM2013

Goa, India.  November 9th. Garry arrived here to participate in the THiNK conference.  Designed to be India’s most eclectic, thought-provoking and egalitarian platform for ideas from across the globe,  THiNK brings together cutting-edge minds from across  all the key disciplines that impact human affairs.   A lively discussion, titled “How Life Imitates Chess. The Grandmaster’s Battle for […]

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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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Garry Kasparov: “Making the difference” – exclusive interview

October 14, 2013 More
Garry Kasparov: “Making the difference” – exclusive interview

“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 […]

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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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Putin’s Pawn: Forget Chess or Checkers – Obama Forfeited

September 19, 2013 More
Putin’s Pawn: Forget Chess or Checkers – Obama Forfeited

“History is longer than the news cycle or a term of office,” writes the chess champion. From the Time: Putin’s Pawn: Forget Chess or Checkers—Obama Forfeited  By Garry Kasparov September 18th, 2013 TIME There has been a surplus of trite chess metaphors thrown around during world’s response to the civil war in Syria. As a former world […]

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`Russia Is a Dictatorship Now’: Kasparov

September 18, 2013 More
`Russia Is a Dictatorship Now’: Kasparov

Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) –- On today’s “Reganomix,” Human Rights Foundation Chairman Garry Kasparov discuses Vladimir Putin, the political situation in Russia and “The Machine,” the new play about his famous chess match against an IBM computer. He speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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#Putin #Russia #Human Rights @ MSNBC

September 18, 2013 More
#Putin #Russia #Human Rights @ MSNBC

Garry discusses anti-gay law, human rights and upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics in Putin’s Russia with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell.

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