Kasparov: chess is no different to any other discipline

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Kasparov: chess is no different to any other discipline
10th December 2014

Lucky primary schoolchildren from Finchley got the chance to play against arguably the greatest chess player of all time, Garry Kasparov. 

Grand master and former undisputed and classical world champion Garry explained to London Live why chess has the same demands and rewards as any other discipline. 

While playing more than one match concurrently might prove tricky for some, especially against the might of Akiva Primary School, Garry managed to secure his victory in all 15 duels. 

Mayor of London Boris Johnson said that chess was a good sport for children, as it builds  on their cognitive skills, and keeps them out of mischief.



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