Legendary Chess Grandmaster Gary Kasparov Calls Bitcoin Protection Against Government
Legendary chess player and Russian grandmaster Gary Kasparov is a purported champion of cryptocurrency, equating the technology to a form of economic and individual freedom.
Kasparov, who held the No. 1 ranking in chess from 1984 to 2005, particpiated in a recent interview with CoinDesk to explain his views on cryptoassets, including as a means for citizens to check the power of government and protect against government spending.
Kasparov said he first became interested in cryptoassets through his background in technology and math, culminating in a partnership last December with 1Kind to develop non-fugnible tokens (NFTs) based upon iconic moments from his 1985 chess match against IBM’s “Deep Blue” artificial intelligence machine.
Kasparov said crypto was becoming integral to the future of technology, including the evolution of economies around the …
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