November 4th, 2014 9 AM - 5 PMTokyo

Kasparov vs. Habu, Chess vs. Shogi

Yohiharu Habu is a legend in Shogi, the Japanese version of chess. He is also a 2400+ Western chess player, one of the best in Japan. To promote an upcominghuman vs computer event Habu played an exhibition two game rapid chess match against another legend – who plays the game we all know. In this encounter Garry Kasparov had, in his own words, ‘everything to lose’.


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