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Garry Kasparov is generally regarded as the greatest chessplayer ever. He was the thirteenth world champion, holding the title between 1985 and 2000 His tournament record is second to none, featuring numerous wins in the world's elite events, often by substantial margins. Over the last few years. mostra'n més Kasparov has taken first prize in ten consecutive major international events. mostra'n menys
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Obres de Garry Kasparov

Batsford Chess Openings (1989) 101 exemplars
Unlimited Challenge (1988) 72 exemplars
Kasparov Against the World (2000) 39 exemplars
Lessons In Chess (1997) 9 exemplars
Politische partie (1987) 7 exemplars
Checkmate Tactics (2010) 7 exemplars
El Campeon Ensena Ajedrez (2002) 7 exemplars
Dva matča 5 exemplars
24 lecciones de ajedrez (1998) 4 exemplars
Scacco matto a Putin (2014) 3 exemplars
Ich setze auf Sieg (1989) 2 exemplars
Borisz Szpasszkij (2007) 1 exemplars
HLe Imie partite 1 exemplars
Skúška časom (1989) 1 exemplars
Ich gewinne immer (1991) 1 exemplars
Nagy elődeim 1 exemplars
Poutine, échec et mat (2012) 1 exemplars
Kasparov's Greatest Games (1997) 1 exemplars
Defensa Siciliana (1997) 1 exemplars
Táticas de Xeque-Mate (2012) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Bobby Fischer: His Approach to Chess (1992) — Pròleg, algunes edicions75 exemplars
Kasparov versus Deep Blue: Computer Chess Comes of Age (1996) — Associated Name — 27 exemplars
Gay Propaganda: Russian Love Stories (2014) — Pròleg — 19 exemplars
Kasparov V Deeper Blue (1997) — Associated Name — 17 exemplars
Man Versus Machine: Kasparov Versus Deep Blue (1997) — Associated Name — 10 exemplars
IBM Kasparov vs Deep Blue: The rematch : May 3-11, 1997 — Associated Name — 2 exemplars
Deep Blue Versus Kasparov: Papers from the 1997 Workshop (1997) — Associated Name — 1 exemplars


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Kasparov is a great narrator, and he conveys a deep story of man/machine that is full of insights for the world today. I ennoyed his perspective reconstruction of important chess games, and the deep blue battles even though I am not much of a chess player.

The moral of the story is strong: AI, but for what, does if open our minds or black box them in...
yates9 | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Feb 28, 2024 |
I read this after the second invasion of the Ukraine. Kasparov is bang on the money for where Putin was headed. And I’m ashamed to say that I may have been duped by some of Putin’s rationalizations although I’ve never agreed the resort to brutal invasion was ever justified. If only more western leaders had read this book before we got to where we are now, Putin may have been prevented from going as far as he has. Now we’re faced with a much more intractable problem. My one complaint with the book is that Kasparov seems to repeat some of the same messages over and over. Makes it tougher to get through.… (més)
BBrookes | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Jan 11, 2024 |
While not the main point of the book, I found myself more and more infuriated with not just our recent 3-4 Presidents but world leaders of the last 20 years.

A lot of people saw Putin coming, and weren't silent about it. And we did nothing.

Reading this while the invasion of Ukraine rages was extra.... extra.

One thing I found particularly poignant, having been scolded on social media more than once. "Do you want a nuclear war?" Putin of course threatens the use of Nukes because he knows that the west has grown so lazy and timid that even the idea of them makes us turn a blind eye to his transgressions.

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jwilker | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Apr 6, 2023 |

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