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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.
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Kasparov

(ˈkæspərɒf)
n
(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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