Saturday, September 17, 2005

Kasparov Faces Execs

While he may be out of the tournament circuit, Kasparov is still very much involved with chess in some form or other. His column in NIC, for example, is a must-read.

And now this:

Chess master Kasparov takes on tech execs…and Putin by ZDNet's Dan Farber -- At the Disruptions 2005 technology conference put on by Deloitte in San Francisco today, world renowned chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov gave a brief speech and then simultaneously played against about 20 of the executives attending the conference. I talked to Udi Manber, CEO of Amazon’s A9 search engine, who proudly told me he lasted 23 [...]

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