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Red Army - I Was Born In The Soviet Union Clip


Slava Fetisov became one of the most important sporting figures in the 21st Century while he captained the Soviet Union's Red Army hockey team during the late 70s and 80s. He started playing the game as a child, growing up in poverty under a strict communist government, but soon rose to international fame with the US drafting him into the National Hockey League. However, the  USSR government's refusal to allow him to play hockey for America led to a conflict of a more political nature. In recent times, Fetisov has been lauded as a figure of revolution and freedom as he went against all odds to join the NHL by using the policy of freedom of speech to fight for his rights for worldwide acclaim.

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Game Over: Kasparov And The Machine Review


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It seems like every six months PBS or network TV does a story on chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov and his defining moment playing against Big Blue, an IBM computer. Now we have a full-fledged documentary, the mother of all Garry Kasparov stories. It recalls the events of that episode in chess history with comprehensive detail and reveals the vulnerability of the greatest grandmaster's mind even when he's at the top of his game.

Kasparov is the perfect personality to occupy the chair of Best Champion of the chess board. He's amiable, approachable, and articulate. He may not always see himself as others do but he's certainly entitled to his unique perspective and self-analysis. He also must be making a nice income from the chain of appearances in the media spotlight.

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