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Garry Kasparov

AKA Garryck Weinstein

Born: 13-Apr-1963
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Chess Player, Activist

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Grand Master chess player

Undisputed world champion of chess from 1985-93, and champion of the Professional Chess Association from 1993-2000. Retired from competitive chess in 2005. Later a candidate for President of Russia, and one of Vladimir Putin's most outspoken opponents. Charged but acquitted of participating in an "unauthorized protest" against Putin in 2012.

Father: Kim Moiseyevich Weinstein (d. when Garry was 12)
Mother: Klara Shagenovna Kasparova
Wife: Masha (div., one daughter)
Wife: Yulia (one son)

    Center for Security Policy
    Disturbing the Peace Moscow, Russia (14-Apr-2007)
    Endorsement of Pepsi
    Armenian Ancestry Maternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Bobby Fischer Against the World (Jan-2011) · Himself
    Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine (5-Sep-2003) · Himself


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