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The wound had been sustained in the back of a taxi in London on the way from Heathrow Airport to a conference in Canary Wharf. With traffic crawling along, as it always does in London, Kasparov decided he didn't need to wear a seatbelt. And next thing I remember I'm just lying on the floor with my head covered in blood," Kasparov says. Then I realised how lucky I was because I had my glasses on me, these glasses, one inch down, could be my eyes. One inch on the side could have been temple. Kasparov went flying across the back of the Hackney cab, and hit his forehead on the top side of the jump chair. It spawned a rash of jokes in response: "Lame assassination attempt, Putin is desperate," that kind of thing, Kasparov says.
Garry Kasparov born 13 April in Baku , Azerbaijan is a Russian chess grandmaster and political activist. He was born with the name Garry Weinstein , and is partly of Jewish descent. There is controversy about that period.
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His peak rating of ,  achieved in , was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in Kasparov also holds records for consecutive professional tournament victories 15 and Chess Oscars Kasparov became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in at age 22 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov. In spite of losing the title, he continued winning tournaments and was the world's highest-rated player when he retired from professional chess in After Kasparov retired, he devoted his time to politics and writing. He formed the United Civil Front movement, and joined as a member of The Other Russia , a coalition opposing the administration and policies of Vladimir Putin.
Kasparov was the youngest world chess champion at 22 years of age and the first world chess champion to be defeated by a supercomputer in a competitive match. Kasparov was born to a Jewish father and an Armenian mother. He began playing chess at age 6, by age 13 was the Soviet youth champion, and won his first international tournament at age 16 in Kasparov became an international grandmaster in From to he studied under former world champion Mikhail Botvinnik.