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Putin poised to retake Russian presidencyupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 05:28:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called for unity as he appeared headed for a third term as president, declaring victory in an "open and honest fight" in Sunday's election.

'Jeopardy!' to pit human champs against IBM computerupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 14:02:00

Call it the digital age's John Henry showdown. But this time, it's "Jeopardy!," not a train tunnel, and an IBM computer instead of a steam shovel.

The sporting contests that never endedupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 14:58:00

You can only imagine what they felt like when the woke up the next morning.

Wimbledon match 'more than oustanding'updated: Thu Jun 24 2010 14:58:00

Legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri talks about the epic Wimbledon match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut.

Chess legends Kasparov, Karpov face offupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 12:47:00

Chess legends Garry Kasparov and Anatoli Karpov faced off again in Spain on Tuesday, 25 years after their epic first world championship battle in Moscow, in what organizers are calling a "historic revenge match."

SI.com: Andy Staples: Revisiting Signing Day battle with prediction machineupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 13:47:00

Mike DuMond couldn't remember the terms of our wager.

SI.com: Andy Staples: Predicting where top football recruits will signupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 11:37:00

Today, I'll unleash my inner John Henry. Or better yet, Garry Kasparov. I'm going head-to-head against a machine, and, if history has taught us anything, I'm going to lose.

90 arrested at Moscow opposition rallyupdated: Sun Dec 14 2008 10:09:00

Police detained 90 people Sunday at an unsanctioned political opposition rally organized by former chess champion Garry Kasparov, the Moscow police press service said.

Bobby Fischer diesupdated: Sat Jan 19 2008 10:01:00

CNN's Emily Chang looks back at the man some consider the best chess player of the twentieth century.

Brilliant chess master, world-class eccentric Bobby Fischer diesupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 20:43:00

Chess master Bobby Fischer, one of the greatest chess players in history, has died, a spokesman for the World Chess Federation confirmed to CNN Friday. He was 64.

Time.com: Russian Youths: US Inciting Revoltupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 10:00:00

A pro-Kremlin youth movement said it will distribute fliers Monday accusing the United States of planning to incite "thieves and traitors" to rebel across Russia

Putin's party sweeps to victoryupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 04:35:00

President Vladimir Putin's party claimed a sweeping mandate in Russia's parliamentary elections Sunday, winning nearly two-thirds of the vote in a contest that could let Putin wield power beyond the upcoming end of his presidential term.

Kasparov challenges Putinupdated: Sun Dec 02 2007 09:05:00

Garry Kasparov challenges Putin's power. CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports.

Kasparov's toughest match: Trying to checkmate Putinupdated: Sun Dec 02 2007 09:05:00

Garry Kasparov has defeated the world's greatest chess players and battled a supercomputer for supremacy. Now, he's facing his toughest opponent, but trying to check the power of Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn't been easy.

Kasparov sentenced to 5 daysupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 07:57:00

Former chess champion Garry Kasparov says the charges against him are based on lies. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports

Chess legend Kasparov gets 5 days in jail for protestupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 14:40:00

A Russian judge sentenced opposition leader Garry Kasparov to five days in jail Sunday, a day after the chess champion-turned-politician and other protesters were arrested at a pro-democracy demonstration in Moscow.

Russian election date confirmedupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 07:47:00

The Russian presidential election will take place on March 2, the upper chamber of Russia's parliament, the Federation Council, announced Monday, as opposition leader Garry Kasparov continued his five-day jail term.

Anger as Russia protesters haltedupdated: Fri May 18 2007 07:07:00

A group of Russian political activists bound for an anti-Kremlin demonstration on the sidelines of a major Russia-European Union summit were prevented from traveling by Moscow airport officials, one of them told CNN.

Anti-Kremlin protesters clash with police in St. Petersburgupdated: Sun Apr 15 2007 21:11:00

Hundreds of anti-Kremlin protesters crowded the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, Sunday and clashed with riot police a day after similar demonstrations in Moscow.

Kasparov seized at Moscow protest, releasedupdated: Sat Apr 14 2007 08:55:00

Russian riot police beat and detained protesters as thousands defied an official ban and attempted to stage a rally Saturday against President Vladimir Putin's government, which opponents accuse of rolling back freedoms.

Supercomputers crunching potato chips, proteins and nuclear bombsupdated: Tue Dec 05 2006 09:02:00

The chess match between Garry Kasparov and IBM's Deep Blue in 1997 was the showdown of man vs. machine: the world's greatest chess player versus the world's greatest chess-playing computer.

The insider's guide to the Chess World Championshipupdated: Mon Sep 25 2006 12:29:00

(CNN) -- Everything you need to know about this month's Chess World Championship and the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia that is hosting it.

Science seeks brawn as well as brainsupdated: Wed Aug 16 2006 08:29:00

Since Deep Blue's victory over chess champion Gary Kasparov, humans have had to grow used to the idea of being eclipsed by computers in the most intellectual of mind games.

Putin critic Kasparov 'blocked'updated: Mon Jul 04 2005 08:16:00

Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion who quit to focus on political activities, on Monday accused Russian officials of interfering in his four-day trip to the troubled Caucasus region.

Fortune: And The Winner Is ...updated: Mon Sep 15 2003 00:01:00

Want to change the world? Lead the assault on daunting frontiers? Goad your fellow man into achieving greatness? Improve the odds of finding a parking space? It's easy. Even better, it might make y...

Money Magazine: Top video games THE 10 VIDEO GAMES YOUR KID (ALL RIGHT, YOU) WANT MOSTupdated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

No doubt you're waiting until the supercharged 32/64-bit systems like Atari's Jaguar or the Panasonic 3DO release enough games to justify the $700 price tags. Meantime, if you're hooked up to any o...

Fortune: CHESS CHAMPS EYE FATTER CHECKSupdated: Mon Jun 28 1993 00:01:00

Like baseball, football, and snooker players before them, chess pros are learning the value of entrepreneurship. Led by Russian world champion Gary Kasparov, they have formed a breakaway associatio...

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