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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Garry Kasparov Turns 50: Happy Birthday

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12th Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk with 13th World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. Photo:

Thirteenth World Chess Champion Garry Kimovich Kasparov is celebrating his 50th birthday on April 13. We wish him many happy returns of the day and may chess continue to fulfill him always. Born Garik Kimovich Weinstein on April 13, 1963, he is now also a writer and political activist. Kasparov became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1985 at the age of 22 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov. He held the official FIDE world title until 1993. He continued to hold the "Classical" World Chess Championship until his defeat by Vladimir Kramnik in 2000. He was the first world champion to lose a match to a computer under standard time controls, when he lost to Deep Blue in 1997. Read more at this Garry Kasparov wikipedia page.

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