Sunday, September 20, 2009

The Man who stop Kasparov and Karpov was at the 2009 DATCC Team League Final Day!

Yes this article is quite late, however it's still important to note that on the 26th August 2009, Malaysian chess welcome two very important man (V.I.P) to attend the 2009 DATCC Team league final day .


Campo giving an inspiring speech to the DATCC team League participants


The two V.I.Ps are Dato' Tan Chin Nam - Malaysian chess father and Florencio Campomanes - ex- FIDE President ! "Campo" as many chess player normally call him held the highest post in FIDE from 1982-1995! He has large contribution in world chess development but many would remember him as the man who "stop" Kasparov and Karpov in the 1984 World Championship Final Match.

Campo (right) play against Dato'Tan Chin Nam (left)



Campo(left) who was hospitalised because of a car accident in Turkey play against visiting friend - Ali Nihat Yazici- Turkey Chess president at the hospital . Photo from chessbase.com

He is really a chess lover, you can read an interesting article about Campo at Chessbase.com here

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