Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov

Considered by many to be the best chess player to have ever lived, Garry Kasparov has spent his retirement campaigning for democracy and human rights

Becoming the youngest ever chess world champion at the age of 22 was just the beginning for Garry Kasparov; he spent 20 years as the top ranked player in the world and became known as a strategic genius. He retired from professional chess in 2005 with the aim of examining politics in his native Russia. Determined to use his time constructively, he is now a human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner, author and speaker.

  • Former World Chess Champion
  • Strategic Genius
  • Human Rights Activist
  • Author
  • Speaker

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