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Quick FYI: Garry Kasparov is now teaching an online course on chess, apparently his first online course ever. A grandmaster and six-time World Chess Champion, Kasparov held the highest chess rating (until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013) and also the record for consecutive tournament victories (15 in a row). In his course, featuring 29 video lessons, Kasparov gives students “detailed lessons,” covering “his favorite openings and advanced tactics,” all of which will help students “develop the instincts and philosophy to become a stronger player.”
The course is being offered by MasterClass, the same venture developing classes with these other luminaries–Herbie Hancock on Jazz, Jane Goodall on the Environment, David Mamet on Dramatic Writing, Steve Martin on Comedy, Aaron Sorkin on Screenwriting, Gordon Ramsay on Cooking, Judy Blume on Writing, and Werner Herzog on Filmmaking.
You can take this class by signing up for a MasterClass’ All Access Pass. For $180, the All Access Pass will give you instant access to this course and 85 others for a 12-month period. (That’s a little more than $2 per course.)