Hardinge Simpole

How to beat Garry Kasparov
Wins against the greatest player of all time
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By Keene, Raymond
ISBN 1843820617
SERIES Hardinge Simpole Chess Classics
Paperback  196 pages
Published October, 2002
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Even Kasparov is human.This book analyses all of his major lost games up to 1990 and tries to draw common conclusions about how to defeat the very greatest. Garry Kasparov won the World Championship in 1985 and successfully defended it against his perennial rival Anatoly Karpov in 1986-1987 and 1990. In 1993 and 1995 respectively, Kasparov beat off challenges from Nigel Short and Vishy Anand. In 2000, Kasparov's third title defence in London, he eventually succumbed to a fresh challenge from the Russian grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik. Raymond Keene is a British Chess Champion,and the first British Player to achieve a FIDE (World Chess Federation) Grandmaster norm. He was awarded the OBE for services to chess in 1985. He is Chess Correspondent of The Times,The Sunday Times,The Spectator, and The International Herald Tribune. He is a prolific author of chess books, several of which are classics of the genre. He has organised three World Chess Championships.

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