Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Ex-Chess King Goads Putin

After the earlier items in the NY Times and Moscow Times, the UK's Telegraph has written a follow-up piece.

Adrian Blomfield writes:

Mr Kasparov, ranked as the world's leading chess player for 20 years, is no longer feted as he once was. He has been pelted with eggs and an elderly woman once cracked a chessboard over his head. Having an Armenian mother and a Jewish father is also seen as a serious impediment for anyone harbouring presidential ambitions.

Read: Chess king Kasparov goads Putin with 'alternative summit'Chess king Kasparov goads Putin with 'alternative summit'

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