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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]


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]

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… [read more]

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… [read more]

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… [read more]

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… [read more]

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