Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov grew up in Baku, Russia and became the youngest ever world chess champion in 1985. He held that title until 1993. He retired from professional chess in March 2005 to found the United Civil Front in Russia, and has dedicated himself to establishing free elections in his homeland. A frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal editorial page, Kasparov is a widely-sought commentator on both chess and the Russian political scene. He lives in Moscow with his wife.


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How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this excerpt from Garry Kasparov's audiobook How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves--From the Board to the Boardroom. This program is a primer on how to think, make decisions, prepare strategies and anticipate the future. Kasparov has distilled the lessons he learned over a lifetime as a Chess grandmaster to cover the practical side—tactics, strategy, preparation—as well as the subtler, more human arts of using memory, intuition, and imagination.

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How Life Imitates Chess

Garry Kasparov; Read by Adam Grupper
Macmillan Audio

One of the world’s most highly regarded strategists uses his mastery of the world’s most ancient and subtle game to show listeners how chess’s tools can make...


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