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Prospero “Butch” Pichay, Jr, the National Chess Federation of the Philippines President, will be the standard bearer of the Team Kasparov for the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) elections. Running on a platform of more equitable representation for Asian countries for… [read more]


  Garry Kasparov address on education and chess in schools at the NY Forum in Gabon. “TRANSFORMING A GENERATION” May 24th, 2014   Village of Kampala. Chess brings hope.  Watching this video, I often wonder what my life would be… [read more]


The 2014 FIDE Election Campaign of the 19-year incumbent Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is certainly the dirtiest we’ve ever seen. His mudslinging and cheap shots are the acts of a desperate man doing desperate things. Why is Ilyumzhinov’s team playing so dirty?… [read more]

National Chess Federation of the Philippines reaffirms support!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 20th, 2014 | Dear Garry, The NATIONAL CHESS FEDERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES reaffirms its full unwavering support to you in your quest for the FIDE Presidency. To buttress our commitment to you, the NCFP Board… [read more]

News Release: Ian Wilkinson Joins Kasparov Presidential Ticket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAY 10, 2014 The Kasparov 2014 campaign team announces that Sheikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Hamed has withdrawn from the Garry Kasparov 2014 FIDE presidential ticket effective immediately. Sheikh Mohammed regrets his withdrawal which was necessitated… [read more]


An Open Letter Thanking Malaysian Chess Community  On 23 April 2014, Garry Kasparov, 13th World Chess Champion and Candidate for FIDE President, flew into a grand welcome in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After checking into the Putrajaya Shangri-la, first up was… [read more]


By Samuel Sanya GARRY Kasparov’s second visit to Uganda kicked off on the right note with corporates reaching into their deep pockets to support the development of chess in schools and around the country. The mood was jovial at the… [read more]


Chess Royalty in Australia! Report and photos by Leonid Sandler It had been a long 14 years since Chess World Champion ( V.Anand then)  visited Australia. Finally Garry Kasparov made the long awaited trip to the Green Continent in his first and… [read more]

An Open Letter Thanking the Malaysia Chess Community

Dear Tengku, Garry and I were overwhelmed by the support shown by the Malaysian chess community during our visit from 23-25 April.  The strong statement of support from Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister for Youth and Sport, opening the National Age Group… [read more]

A Letter of Thanks to NCFP

​Dear “Butch” Pichay, Team Kasparov thanks you for your and NCFP’s endorsement of Garry for the FIDE presidency. We agree that it is time for change. FIDE needs new ideas and energy, and Garry will lead FIDE to achieve new… [read more]

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