From the age of 12 Garry Kasparov was setting new standards. After becoming the youngest player to win the USSR Junior Championship he went on to win the World Junior Championship at age 16. His style was aggressive and dynamic. On his seventeenth birthday he achieved the grandmaster title.

19-1980Шакаров,09.1980-1 copy   10-1975Ленинград-4 copy  7-1975Ленинград-1 copy  14-1976,февральШкола Ботвинника copy


Garry’s Timeline

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