Garry Kasparov likens Vladimir Putin to Hitler, urges West to act

Russian chess master and political activist Garry Kasparov has compared President Vladimir Putin's "one-man dictatorship" to the rule of Adolf Hitler, warning that if the West fails to stop him now the price to do so could get much higher.

Garry Kasparov to testify in France against Kazakh tycoon`s extradition
Garry Kasparov to testify in France against Kazakh tycoon`s extradition

Chess legend Garry Kasparov said Thursday he planned to testify in a French court against the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia.

Garry Kasparov bid fails as chess body`s boss re-elected

Former world champion Garry Kasparov failed in his bid to oust the eccentric longtime head of the World Chess Federation in a bitter contest steeped in Russian power plays.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men start as favourites against Moldova

After one draw, a lone loss and three victories, the Indian men are now training their sight to beat Moldova in the sixth round of the 41st Chess Olympiad now underway here.

Chess great Kasparov slams West for dragging feet on Ukraine

The US and the EU have "lost a lot of time" reacting to Russian President Vladimir Putin`s actions in Ukraine, opposition activist and chess legend Garry Kasparov has warned.

Chess great Kasparov slams Putin`s Crimea `aggression

Russian opposition activist and chess legend Garry Kasparov urged the international community Wednesday to make President Vladimir Putin respect the sovereignty of nations after Moscow`s takeover of Crimea.

Chess world champ Carlsen launches app and criticises own game

Norway`s Magnus Carlsen, the world`s 23-year-old reigning chess champion, has launched an app based on his own past games to make chess more popular, but he`d prefer its players not get good enough to beat him.

Magnus Carlsen could revive chess globally

Magnus Carlsen`s era begins.

Anand vs Carlsen match will revive chess: Kasparov

Predicting a close finish in the ongoing World Chess Championship between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, chess legend Garry Kasparov on Monday said the massive hype and publicity surrounding the match could revive the game across the globe.

Statistically: Advantage Anand; On Form: Carlsen

The clash itself is still a good two weeks away but the buzz is already palpable for the World Chess Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and world number one Magnus Carlsen, who is half the Indian legend`s age.

Bug `helped IBM’s Deep Blue defeat Garry Kasparov`

Fifteen years after Grand Master Garry Kasparov lost to an IBM supercomputer known as Deep Blue, one of its designers has revealed that the move was the result of a bug in its software.

Kasparov cleared of charges of participating in illegal rally

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, a strong critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been acquitted by a court here of charges of taking part in an unauthorised protest rally.

Russia: Garry Kasparov acquitted regarding rally

Garry Kasparov was detained on August 17, as he was attending a rally in support of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot.

Russia: Chess great Garry Kasparov faces jail

Russian grandmaster-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov supported the jailed Pussy Riot members.

Kasparov`s words affected my game in Moscow, says Anand

Terming his fifth world championship title as the most difficult one to achieve, chess wizard Viswanathan Anand today admitted that veteran Russian player Garry Kasparov`s mind games did affect him during his title defence in Moscow in May.

Anand has lost motivation: Kasparov

Chess legend Garry Kasparov believes that reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand has lost motivation.

The Human-Computer paradox and Kasparov

The man and his machine are at odds. The impossibility of the situation is growing as humans and computers are increasingly forced to cohabitate.

The Human-Computer paradox and Kasparov

The man and his machine are at odds. The impossibility of the situation is growing as humans and computers are increasingly forced to cohabitate.

Chess legend Kasparov beats Karpov in 1st rematch

Deft moves by chess legend Garry Kasparov gave him a decisive upper hand against long-time rival Anatoly Karpov in the first set of a 12-game re-match in Valencia, Spain on Tuesday.

Chess legend Kasparov beats Karpov in 1st rematch

Deft moves by chess legend Garry Kasparov gave him a decisive upper hand against long-time rival Anatoly Karpov in the first set of a 12-game re-match in Valencia, Spain on Tuesday.