Sunday, May 10, 2009

Utut Adianto Won A Seat In Indonesia Senate.

I read an interesting news in about Indonesian no. 1 and legendary player - GM Utut Adianto (photo right) who won a seat in Indonesian Parliament recently. 

It seems that the new trends that hits chess world is the top players are trying their chess skills in the world of politics. 4 years ago, former World Champion and another living legend - Gary Kasparov who retired from competitive chess , run for a Russian Presidency seat against Vladimir Putin !

A word of advise for Adianto, the world of politics is a whole new field and he should be prepared for unpleasant "novelties" like what Kasparov experienced here , here,  and here.

Read the full article  here

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