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Chess legend Kasparov to play in new Online Nations Cup

Apr 22, 2020 - 6:37 PM

An online world tournament featuring chess greats Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik kicks off this May

GENIUS. Russia's Garry Kasparov leads an online gathering of the world’s best chess players. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/AFP

Chess great Kasparov makes his return to the board

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:43 PM

The youngest world champion Garry Kasparov is the oldest among the field of 10 players in an official chess tournament in St Louis

For Arthur Villanueva, boxing is a chess match

Feb 28, 2014 - 2:24 AM

Arthur Villanueva is one of the brightest junior bantamweight contenders in boxing today Before that his battlefield was a chess board

KING ARTHUR. Filipino junior bantamweight contender Arthur Villanueva at Thursday's press conference to announce ALA Promotions' Pinoy Pride XXIV card at Solaire Resort. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Comparison of Sochi Winter Olympics with Hitler Games riles Russians

Feb 12, 2014 - 12:33 AM

A Russian opposition radio station prompted angry rebukes on Tuesday for publishing a blog that compared the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to the 1936 Olympics hosted by Adolf Hitler

TOO FAR? Russian figure skater Julia Lipnitskaia (pictured) was compared unfavorably to a 1936 German Olympian. Photo by Tibor Ilyes/EPA

Sochi Games promote 'dictatorship' – Kasparov

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Russian former chess great Garry Kasparov calls on athletes to protest saying that Sochi 2014 promoted dictatorship

'DICTATORSHIP.' Chess great Garry Kasparov believes that participating in Sochi 2014 'gives a boost to the dictator.' File Photo from

Kasparov pitstops in Manila for FIDE campaign

Nov 19, 2013 - 10:16 PM

If he becomes FIDE president legendary grandmaster Garry Kasparov wants to introduce the 6 winning moves including making chess part of school curricula

KASPAROV IN MANILA. As part of his Asian Tour, chess legend Garry Kasparov visited the Philippines and campaigned for the FIDE presidency. File Photo from

Kasparov, the greatest in chess, comes to Manila

Nov 18, 2013 - 9:54 PM

Chess legend Grandmaster Garry Kasparov arrives on Tuesday November 19 to campaign for the presidency of FIDE

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