Garry Kasparov, the former chess champion and self-exiled opponent of President Vladimir Putin, is seeking Latvian nationality to end the 18-year tenure of the Russian head of the World Chess Federation.
Garry Kasparov, the former chess world champion turned critic of President Vladimir Putin, has left Russia and said he won’t return for fear of being detained, days after a government adviser fled the country citing pressure from law enforcement.
Garry Kasparov, the former chess champion turned critic of President Vladimir Putin, won a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights declaring his rights were violated by his arrest at a 2007 protest in Moscow.
International Business Machines Corp. will pit one of its computers against past champions of the “Jeopardy!” quiz show, more than a decade after another IBM machine defeated chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov .
“Never go on after a cute kid,” Dan Loeb said last night in front of 750 guests packed into Cipriani 42nd Street (twice the number assembled last year at the Mandarin Oriental) for the second annual Success Academy Charter Schools benefit.