BIRTHDAYS: Joan Collins, actress, 86; Johnny Ball, presenter, 81; Anatoly Karpov
, chess champion, 68; Marvin Hagler, former boxer, 65; Drew Carey, actor, 61; Graeme Hick, former cricketer, 53; Phil Selway, rock drummer (Radiohead), 52; Rubens Barrichello, former F1 driver, 47; Jewel, singer, 45; Heidi Range, singer, 36.
of New York, New York, won the sixth annual Handel Aria Competition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Torre, who competed in last week's Battle of Legends tournament with former world champion Anatoly Karpov
, defeated WIM Catherina Michelle of India while Miciano dumped Belgium's Bussche Steven Vanden.
Former world champion Anatoly Karpov
of Russia brought down Ljubijevic to share the lead with Vaisser with 1.5 points apiece.
BIRTHDAYS: Joan Collins, actress, 85; Johnny Ball, presenter, 80; Anatoly Karpov
, chess champion, 67; Marvin Hagler, former boxer, 64; Drew Carey, actor, 60; Graeme Hick, former cricketer, 52; Phil Selway, rock drummer (Radiohead), 51; Rubens Barrichello, former F1 driver, 46; Jewel, singer, 44; Heidi Range, singer (Sugababes), pictured, 35.
This is a position from a famous game berween Kasparov and Karpov
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with the world chess champion and member of Russian State Duma Anatoliy Karpov
on March 24.
Russia's deputy permanent envoy to international organizations in Vienna Alexey Karpov
underlined that new sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran might have no direct influence on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), but it may still vitiate the atmosphere around it.
6 A MOST WANTED MAN Thursday, Film4, 9pm BASED on a John Le Carre novel, this slowburning espionage thriller sees Chechen refugee Issa Karpov
(Grigoriy Dobrygin) enter Hamburg illegally and contact the head of the private bank used by his father.
It is widely known, for instance, that during the Karpov-Korchnoi World Championship chess game held in Baguio in 1978, Karpov
's team included a hypnotherapist/parapsychologist to which Korchnoi objected.
The match was opened by Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank, who wished the teams a good game and thanked the famous chess players Anatoly Karpov
and Vladimir Kramnik for attending as guests of honour.
1990 GARRY KASPAROV beats Anatoly Karpov
to retain the chess championship.