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Showing posts with label gary kasparov. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gary kasparov. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Chessdom Shop Only: Kasparov Notes

Garry’s Choice is the exclusive world famous column by Garry Kasparov. The 13th World champion dissects top games of modern chess/ in English, 25 pages in total, for Chess Informants. You can now get the 113, 114, and 115 columns by Garry Kasparov in downloadable Candidates pack. One zip file contains: - high resolution printable PDF files/ 25 pages in English / same content as in Chess Informant books - PGN files with annotations by Garry Kasparov/ including reference games/ readable by ChessBase, ChessAssistant or any PGN reader. This is the offer only for ChessDom.com readers, the bundle is not available anywhere else. Price for Chessdom readers is 12.50 EUR.

Garry Kasparov, the Thirteenth World Champion, tremendously influenced the development of chess with his games, analyses, and writings. The quality of this work has greatly enriched our chess culture, and Chess Informant has had the privilege of presenting the fruits of his deep analytical work for more than thirty years. Seven years after his retirement from professional chess, we are deeply honored to welcome Garry back to Chess Informant! In the new column, “Garry’s Choice,” he is annotating select games from recent practice, casting his critical eye on the efforts of modern chess stars – and mere “mortals” – in his trademark style. Order Garry’s Choice 115, 114, 113 Candidates pack here

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Breaking Chess News: Kasparov Committed to Ousting Fide Chief Ilyumzhinov

The legendary
Garry Kasparov
Garry Kasparov has confirmed to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (news not online yet) that he is firmly committed to push FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov out of office. (The interview was given to Stefan Löffler in Moscow.) The legendary world chess champion said he is likely running himself for Presidency at the next FIDE elections held in Tromsö, Norway, in August 2014, or otherwise, that he will support another candidate. He cites as his main motive the damage done to chess by Ilyumzhinov´s visits to dictators Saddam Hussein, Muammar al Gaddafi and, most recently in late April, to Bashar al Assad.
Having supported Bessel Kok in 2006 and, more strongly, Anatoly Karpov in 2010, Kasparov claims to have learned and is already working hard on a long-term campaign. He considers his worldwide efforts to bring chess into schools as a major part of his strategy and as a lead for FIDE to not just focus on chess as a sport but also to establish chess in the education system.
The story is in today´s (June 14) print edition, but not online (yet).
Link to the chess news break would be updated soon. (Earlier press conference comments in Moscow by Garry Kasparov on the sidelines of the World Chess Championship 2012.)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tiebreak Chess Game 2 Anand-Gelfand played Kasparov Style

Efim Geller - Chess before
computer prep!
Legendary World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov has been following chess keenly even after his retirement from the sport. In an interesting comment on the recently-concluded Anand-Gelfand World Chess Championship 2012, Kasparov referred to his own game played in 1979 against Efim Geller in the Russian National Chess Championship. You can read about Gary Kasparov's comments on the recently-concluded World Chess Match at Crestbook. But, before you surf away, here are both the games: the second Anand-Gelfand tiebreak and the Geller-Kasparov chess game from 1979. You can replay the games in our flash chess game player. (Note by blog admin: Post-mortem of chess games played is a done thing in the chess world and not a criticism of the players themselves.)


Efim Geller-Gary Kasparov, 1979, 1/2-1/2



Viswanathan Anand-Boris Gelfand, 
World Chess Match Tiebreak Game 2, 1-0


Isn't chess amazing... like bridging time and universes, like navigating through dimensions... and returning to oneself over and over again, to the same moments mirroring back to us, on the chess board and in life? 

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Kasparov Simul at 2012 Anand, Gelfand World Chess Championship - Two Russian Kids Draw!

Legendary Gary Kasparov simul 2012 with children in Moscow after commenting on Game 6 at World Chess Championship Match. Photo: Fide.


After commenting Game 6 at Anand, Gelfand World Chess Championship 2012, legendary 13th World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov went down to the Chess Corner organised in the courtyard of the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Engineering Building, and held a simultaneous display with young chess players. 
The session on 14 boards lasted more than three hours and was quite intense – Kasparov confronted Russian and European champions in their age categories!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Gary Kasparov Press Conference Video Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship (Missing video comments transcript updated)

Eugene Potemkin recorded this press conference at the Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship in Moscow on May 18 during Game 6. As always it is worth hearing what legendary chess-player-turned politician has to say. A recording is also available at the official website.




Another video by popular Indian chess journalist Vijay Kumar.



Abridged transcript of press conference comments by Gary Kasparov at Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship in Moscow via the official website: Click here

Gary Kasparov at Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship on Friday

The 13th World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov will visit the Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship Match in Moscow on Friday during the sixth game of the event. He will address a press conference and also visit the commentary room to join Alexander Grischuk (in Russian) and Peter Svidler (in English). They will discuss the Game 6 moves of the Anand Gelfand Chess Game 6 during the live broadcast and the comments will be available both to the spectators and visitors to the official website for the match. 

Later, Kasparov will play a simultaneous exhibition chess game with young chess players who are taking part in the children’s programme at the World Championship Match. Prize winners and winners in the world, Russian and European children’s chess championships will be taking part in the simul. Stay tuned at the official website of the Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship in Moscow.


Click to read Gary Kasparov Anand Gelfand Game 6 Comments compiled by B&W. (Link added from our latest post.)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Legendary Chess Champ Gary Kasparov to Attend Conference in Honour of Alan Turing

Alan Turing
Chess must be mentioned in any discussion about artificial intelligence and computers. Here is some news about all the fans of the legendary World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov. GM Kasparov, along with Google Senior Vice-President Dr Vint Cerf, will be attending the a special conference to celebrate the legacy of Alan Turing in Manchester. 

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