Is it the end of the
tradition?" Interview of Garry Kasparov
By Denis Bilunov
"My victory in Wijk aan Zee hasnít and never will change either Kramnikís or Anandís status, but it does support the status quo. Had I not won, all my potential claims for a rematch or for keeping a leading position in the chess world would have been not just shaken, but collapsed. Fortunately, this did not happen, and now it is clear that Kasparov has stayed in big chess. So far, in the last two years and one month, I won seven round-robin events on end, and Anand and Kramnik took part in five of them. And whatís going to follow is difficult to say..."
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