Kasparov Begins Title Defense Against Kramnik

The BBC has a story covering Gary Kasparov’s 16-game defense of his world chess champion title against Valdimir Kramnik. In the 15 years he’s held the title, the only time Kasparov has lost was to a computer back in 1997.

The match is sponsored by BrainGames.Net. The web site has will be web casting the games live, as well as providing analysis and annotated move lists of the tournament. They’ve also got a nice page full of past games, complete with annotation, between Kasparov and Kramnik (the two have met 23 times, with Kasparov winning 3 times, Kramnik winning 3 times, and 17 draws).

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