American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Kasparov, Garry Born 1963. Azerbaijani chess player who became the youngest world champion ever in 1985 after defeating Anatoly Karpov. He beat the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue 4 games to 2 in 1996, but lost a rematch in 1997.
- n. Azerbaijani chess master who became world champion in 1985 by defeating Anatoli Karpov (born in 1963)
“Don't believe though, for a moment, that Kasparov is in any way a radical.”
“But the pundits 'declarations notwithstanding, Kasparov is no novice in politics.”
“Rc7 (Kasparov is looking for a free square on the 8th rank for his rook.”
“At one point I realized that I was drifting into trouble in a game against one of the "Kasparov" brand models.”
“The idea of an early g4 thrust is common in many openings, and has even been introduced in QGD positions in the past, such as Kasparov-Spassky (Barcelona, 1989), but never quite this early.”
“Adjustable difficulty setting - allow the computer to think for as little as 2 seconds or for as much as a "Kasparov" level of 90 seconds!”
“The world's oldest chess club is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at the simultaneous exhibition at Zurich Main Station on the 22nd of August: On hundred chess enthusiasts will get the chance to cross swords with champions such as Kasparov or Anand in simultaneous games.”
“That year Kasparov not only played well, but he also created his most spectacular game against the Bulgarian Veselin Topalov.”
“One of Kasparov's favorite movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, was screened on June 20 at New York's Bryant Park in front of 10,500 moviegoers.”
“Garry Kasparov: The Et cetera column on Tuesday's Editorial Page misspelled the first name of Garry Kasparov, a Russian activist and world-renowned chess champion.”
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