USCF Home Chess Life Online 2009 July Kasparov and Obama Meet in Russia
|Kasparov and Obama Meet in Russia|
|July 8, 2009|
President Obama went overseas on a trip this week that began with a visit to Moscow. In addition to meeting Putin and Medvedev, Obama met with opposition party "The Other Russia" leader and former World Champion Garry Kasparov. Read more about this meeting of the minds on chessninja.com and chessbase.com. You can also read Kasparov's statement on Obama's visit on theotherRussia.org.
The other big Kasparov news of the week is his confirmed match vs. Anatoly Karpov in Valencia, Spain from September 21-24.