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Amazing Reception in Mexico for Kasparov & KCF!

There is so much to report from Mexico that we’re breaking it up into three separate reports, one for each day of Kasparov’s visit! We knew Mexico was excited about Garry Kasparov’s visit to launch the new Kasparov Chess Foundation…
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Kasparov Meets Old and New Friends in Portugal

Chess for Young and Chess for Old(er) in Portugal Garry Kasparov might not be ready to play in the Senior World Championship just yet, but he did visit the event in Portugal in March. He was visiting the country also…
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Albanian Prime Minister Hosts Kasparov

Edi Rama and Albania Welcome Kasparov and Chess in Education [ A special photo gallery from Garry's trip to Albania is coming! ] In the framework of innovative program “Sport in School”, Prime Minister Edi Rama held a meeting with…
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Gambia’s Independence Day 2014!

From the very beginning of his campaign for FIDE president, Garry Kasparov talked about promoting chess, not just running for office. The impact of his many visits around the world (now over 20 countries!) has been tremendous, making front-page news…
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Appeal to the Baltic Federations

[ We present the below letter from government officials of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, without comment. -editor ] Elections for the next president of FIDE, the International Chess Federation, will take place in August 2014 in Tromsø, Norway. The elections…
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African Wave Continues in Kinshasa!

The Africa tour finished in Congo with a fitting conclusion on the themes of unity and cooperation that had been seen during the entire trip. Kasparov learned a great deal from his gracious hosts about their ambitious dreams for chess…
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Kasparov Returns to South Africa

Southern Africa Meets with Garry En Masse Following the major success of the gala dinner function in Tanzania, Garry and the team arrived at Oliver Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on the morning of the 5th February 2014. Once again, neighbouring…
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