Garry Kasparov has been the highest-rated chess player in the world for twenty years and is widely considered the greatest player that ever lived. He was the youngest ever World Chess Champion. In 2005, he announced his retirement from competitive chess after twenty years as the No 1 ranked player in the World.
Today he is widely recognized as an expert on Russian affairs, he has been a contributing editor for The Wall Street Journal since 1991. He is a prominent spokesman for political, educational and social reforms in Russia and Eastern Europe.
As a speaker he is passionate and inspiring, often poetic and humorous. He applies the insights and unique perspective from his extraordinary chess career to leadership, strategy and success in business.