It's K v K...again
Anatoly Karpov was the surprise winner of a four game RAPIDPLAY match
against his long time adversary Garry Kasparov. The match took place
in New York, December 19th-20th 2002 in the ABC Studios in Times Square.
The Kasparov - Sting event took place there previously. 2 Games 25
mins + 10 secs were played each day. Kasparov won Game 1, Karpov 2
and 3, draw Game 4.
John Henderson OF the SCOTSMAN was on the spot and supplied some
excellent photos. The stars are met by illusionist David Blaine who
picked the colours at the opening ceremony. The K's try out the 3D
glasses provided by the match sponsor.
Some shots of New York include the famous store Macy's and the Ice
Rink outside the Rockefeller Centre - Since it first opened on Christmas
Day, 1936, the Rink has attracted over a quarter million people each
X3D Technologies at www.x3dworld.com,
will broadcast the event live in
eXtreme 3D, presenting Kasparov and Karpov floating in space inside
front of the computer screen.
JBH reporting direct from New York...
"Life is simply fantastic in the US of A, with the possible
Dubya ("Can we shoot yet, Dick? Can we, can we? Can we fire now?").
Well, my boyhood dream (one of them at least - the other involves
Harry from Blondie!) has finally come true - meeting Santa at Macy's.
He asked Mig and me what we wanted for Christmas. I asked for the
red Fire Engine I always wanted as a kid. Mig asked for a real job!
I'm hoping to try and get the two Ks to pose on Times Square with
Naked Guitar Man, who works right across from where they will be
playing. I don't know how he does it - minus 3 and he performs 9am-6pm
daily with only a guitar, cowboy boots, hat and his underwear! Only