karpov karpov  /ˈkɑr ˌpɑv/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)

News

  1. Townhang Raises $700,000, Launches Event Discovery Site

    A new, Los Angeles-based startup, Townhang.com, announced Wednesday that it has raised $700,000, and launched a new site to help people find interesting events, happenings, and activities in their city. The startup--founded by Alexey Karpov--said the funding came via equity crowdfunding efforts by the company. Townhang.com said it has so far launched its event discovery service in Los Angeles ...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: socalTech.com

  2. UK court throws out Russian Magnitsky libel case

    LONDON (Reuters) - London's High Court on Monday threw out a libel suit brought against British investment fund manager Bill Browder by a Russian former police officer who denies allegations that he played a part in the death of the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Pavel Karpov, a former Russian Interior Ministry investigator who is on the "Magnitsky list" of people barred from the United States over ...
    on October 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Hermitage’s Browder Wins Dismissal of Russian Cop’s Libel Case

    Judge Peregrine Simon ruled that the U.K. wasn’t the right jurisdiction for the policeman, Pavel Karpov, to file the lawsuit. The dispute is part of a larger fight over Magnitsky’s death in prison and duelling accusations of tax fraud between Hermitage and the Russian government.
    on October 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  • Kasparov added: "As well as being the most important rival in my sporting career, [Karpov] is my grand master, from whom I have learned the most, as much in chess as in life."
    on Sep 21, 2009 By: Kasparov Source: guardian.co.uk

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