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Kasparov Book Signing And Simul In New York

  • SonofPearl
  • on 9/26/08, 12:10 AM.

Calling all chess fans in the Big Apple! On Friday September 26th at 5pm former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov (pictured) will be signing copies of his book How Life Imitates Chess at the Penn Station Borders store in New York.  If you ask nicely he'll probably sign other books he has authored as well!

Then, on Sunday 28th September, Kasparov will be lending his support to the Harlem Children's Zone by giving a 20-board simultaneous exhibition in the HCZ Community Center, 35 East 125th Street.  There are a number of other chess events taking place on the day for both children and adults between 10am and 5pm.  Kasparov will be representing his charitable organisation, the Kasparov Chess Foundation, which promotes the educational benefits of teaching chesss in schools in the US.  See the full press release here.

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  • 6 years ago

    paquitodiaz

    er..... is Mr kasparov dealing about financial lose in US economy ?

  • 6 years ago

    figrock

    thank you Garry...We honestly miss you! You're my inspiration..!

  • 6 years ago

    ClamPounder

    Hmm, that's about a 30 minute train ride....maybe I'll go see Mr. Kasparov play.

  • 6 years ago

    rfs

    Garry Kasparov- Still the most exciting chess supergenius of our time. Nobody even Topalov, Anand and Kramnik can be better against Kasparov. Although the world is watching the rise of young kid Magnus Carlsen in the future world championship, the phenomenal boy is still have a lot to learn to reach the level of Garry Kasparov.

  • 6 years ago

    leopov

    kasparov genios!!!!!!! wonderful play!!!!!!!!!!!! super garry kasparov

  • 6 years ago

    sramone

    Got it!

  • 6 years ago

    Dmaster995

    Ok.

  • 6 years ago

    SonofPearl

    csg - thanks very much for the correction!  I blame Mig's Daily Dirt! WinkEmbarassed

  • 6 years ago

    Ferdyrojo

    How about Argentina and Chile? Kasparov's books have been translated to Spanish as well!

  • 6 years ago

    csg

    FYI - I think the info here might be incorrect.  Not Barnes and Noble, but rather Borders book store.  http://www.bordersstores.com/stores/store_pg.jsp?storeID=582 

  • 6 years ago

    eddiewsox

    I wish he'd come to Chicago. My cousin got to play Petrosian in a simultaneous exhibition.

  • 6 years ago

    staggerlee

    Wow I wish I could be there!

  • 6 years ago

    Sothilde

    In my opinion the book was nice read, but the whole idea around it seems a bit artificial.

  • 6 years ago

    Osi

    I´m reading it right now, it´s a inspiring book!

  • 6 years ago

    cruzfranzenrico

    I have read his book and I must say that it is excellent! Hope he visits the Philippines soon!

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