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(käs′pə-rôf′), Garry Born 1963.
Azerbaijani-born Russian chess player who became the youngest world champion ever in 1985 after defeating Anatoly Karpov. He beat the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue in a highly publicized match in 1996, but lost a rematch in 1997.

Kasparov

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(Biography) Garry (ˈɡærɪ), real name Garik Weinstein. born 1963, Armenian-Jewish chess player, born in Azerbaijan: world champion (1985–93); PCA world champion (1993–2000); since retiring from chess he has been involved in politics in Russia, forming the United Civil Front in 2005
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Noun1.Kasparov - Azerbaijani chess master who became world champion in 1985 by defeating Anatoli Karpov (born in 1963)
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1996 - IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.
Teymur broke onto the world chess stage as a teenager, earning the grandmaster title just after his 14th birthday and scoring a stunning win against Garry Kasparov as a 15-year-old in Linares 2003, the first time in seven years Kasparov had lost a rated game with the white pieces.
But 20 years later, Garry Kasparov is still considered the greatest chess player in history, a genius so special he became world champion at 22 and was then almost invincible for two decades.
The speaker is Garry Kasparov, the Russian chess grandmaster who became world chess champion at age 22 (holding the top world ranking for almost 20 years) and a political and human-rights activist (meaning anti-Vladimir Putin activist).
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Russian chess legend and political activist Garry Kasparov said: "Devastated to hear of the brutal murder of my long-time opposition colleague Boris Nemtsov.
Russian chess master and political activist Garry Kasparov said a Kazakh dissident banker is in danger if a court rules he should be extradited from France.
The all-time No 1 chess champion Garry Kasparov, who is campaigning to become the next Fide president, has heavily criticised the global chess body for failing to get sponsorships for the rematch.