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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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Noun1.Kasparov - Azerbaijani chess master who became world champion in 1985 by defeating Anatoli Karpov (born in 1963)
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| February 10 CHESS grandmaster Garry Kasparov competed in a six-game chess match against IBM computer "Deep Blue" today in 1996, under tournament conditions.
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Deep Blue won its first game against Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on February 10, 1996, in a six-game match.
They will be joined by Bulgarian Veselin Topalov, for many the world-class player with more interesting style, Azerbaijani star Teymur Radjabov, who in 2003 defeated Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand and Ruslan Ponomariov with the black pieces, which made him the first player to have beaten three former and reigning World Chess Champions, with black, in the same year, the Czech David Navara, current world number 19th, and local Grandmaster Rauf Mamedov, 38th in the world, with 2708 Elo points.
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.
It is a position from a game where Gary Kasparov was playing White.
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).
Belarus could be the next country targeted by Russia's President Vladimir Putin after Ukraine, Russian opposition figure Gary Kasparov, former world chess champion currently residing in the US, said at a Vilnius conference.
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RUSSIAN Grandmaster Garry Kasparov is undoubtedly one of the greatest chess players in the history of the game.
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