Garry Kasparov and his Best Chess Games Ever

Garry Kasparov is a Russian grandmaster and former world chess champion. Garry Kasparov ranked No.1 from 1985 to 2005. He achieved his peak rating 2851 in 1999 until Magnus Carlsen broke his record in 2013.

Short Introduction of Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov was born on 13th April 1963 in Baku. He started his chess career when his parents faced a problem in chess and he solved it.

His training was started at the age of 10 in Mikhail Botvinnik Chess School under coach Vladimir Makogonov.

Vladimir Makogonov taught him positional skills, and also Caro Kann and Tartakower system of Queens Gambit Declined.

In 1976, Kasparov won Soviet Junior Chess championship at the age of 13.

In 1978, He played Sokolsky Memorial tournament in Minsk with the exception, but he won the tournament and there he decided to choose chess as a carer. He said ‘ I will remember the Sokolsky Memorial as long as I live’.

In 1980, He won Junior Chess Championship in Dortmund, West Germany.

In 1984, Kasparov becomes No.1 chess player in the world with the Fide rating of 2710. He became the youngest ever No.1 in the world and lasted for 12 years.

Retirement from Chess

In 2005, Kasparov announced his retirement from competitive chess. And he said that he will on play some rapid game for fun.

And he will spend more time on his books.

Kasparov and Magnus Carlsen

Kasparov coached Magnus Carlsen secretly for one year. And under his training, Magnus Carlsen achieved the highest 2800 rating in chess and become number 1 from number 4. (See also:⇒ Magnus Carlsen’s chess games [Attacks])

Kasparov and Hikaru Nakamura

In January 2011, Kasparov coached US grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura (See Also:⇒ Hikaru Nakamura [Five-Time US Chess Champion]/).

Best Chess Games of Kasparov

Now let’s watch some of the great games played by Kasparov. These games selected by, as you know that every chess player has a different taste when selecting the best chess games. But I hope that these games below will inspire you to play more competitive chess.

Kasparov’s Game 1:

Opening: Alekhine Defense


Kasparov’s Game 2:

Opening: King’s Indian Attack

Kasparov’s Game 3:

 Opening: Queen’s Indian Unusual Line


The list of best game is very long and offcourse we can not mention all of his best games here. Thanks for reading.

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