What happens when two chess legends, Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu, do battle against one another? Chess legend and many times world chess champion Garry Kasparov plays against one of the greatest Japanese chess masters (shogi masters) ever, Yoshiharu Habu. Yoshiharu Habu is a shogi champion, has a FIDE chess rating of 2400+, and is the #1 ranked chess player in Japan. Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu played an exhibition match, consisting of 2 rapid chess games, on November 28th, 2014 in an effort to promote an upcoming series of shogi games between professional players and computers that will take place in March of 2015. Each chess game played between Kasparov and Habu are reviewed in this video. Time controls for each chess game were 25 minutes with a 10 second increment.
Internet Chess Club (ICC)