1/5/2005 - FIDE latest rating charts shows Rustam Kasimdzhanov leaping
22 locations from the 47 spot to the 25 spot. Rustam gained 28 rating
points and is now rated 2678. Rustam is showing that his august 2004
FIDE KO win was no fluke. The KO champion is clearly a player on the rise.
Rustam "Rocky" Kasimdzhanov is getting ready for his upcoming
match against Garry "Apollo Creed" Kasparov. This match hopefully will take place in
Turkey in April of 2005. Chess and boxing have much in common. They are
contests and both are played on a 4 cornered ring. This huge jump in
ratings tells us that Rustam "Rocky" Kasimdzhanov is getting up
early and eating his raw eggs and doing his road work. I envision him
doing those one handed chess push ups.
I hope Garry "Apollo
Creed" Kasparov is watching and doesn't take Rustam lightly. Kasparov is
busy with many outside issues. Kasparov has been busy with his new book
series called MY Great Predecessors. He is also deeply involved with