On April 25-26, former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov
and famed English Grandmaster Nigel Short will play a series of blitz and rapid games at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL), rekindling the duo's match at the 1993 World Chess Championship.
The Most Human Human (Doubleday) offers juicy, meandering digressions gleaned from Christian's months of preparation on topics as varied as the importance of the word um, the difficulty of programming "Barge-In-Able Conversational Dialogue Systems" for automated phone menus, the epic chess match in which IBM's Deep Blue defeated grandmaster Garry Kasparov
, and the human condition's resemblance to "a monkey and a robot holding hands.
on Modern Chess, Part Two: Kasparov vs.
has had an extraordinary career as a professional chess player and many consider him the most successful champion of all times.
Former chess champion-turned-Kremlin critic Garry Kasparov
dismissed the elections as a "farce" and said Russians had been denied a choice in the campaign that has been dominated by United Russia.
Gerry then talked to the students about chess and some of personalities of the game, like Garry Kasparov
, whom he knows well.
Chess champion and opposition leader Garry Kasparov
said: "They're not just rigging the vote, they're raping the democratic system.
His most vocal opponent, former chess champion Garry Kasparov
, jailed for five days last week over an "illegal" demonstration, said: "These elections are illegal and illegitimate.
On Saturday, police in Moscow detained dozens of anti-government demonstrators, including former chess champion Garry Kasparov
RUSSIAN chess champ turned political leader Garry Kasparov
was arrested by riot police yesterday for his part in organising a banned protest march in central Moscow.
CHESS Grand Master Garry Kasparov
was born in the Azeri capital Baku in 1963SITUATED on the western coast of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, with a population of 8.
on Fischer--My Great Predecessors, Part IV