Chess In May / Three Smashing Birthday Wins !

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Wilhelm Steinitz May 18th 1836 Max Euwe May 20th 1901 Anatoly Karpov May 23rd 1951   The complete PGN notation of the games/notes below are contained in their entirety within the Comments to this post.   Vienna – 1860 White “Steinitz, Wilhelm” Black “P”… Continue reading

Anatoly Karpov / Birthday May 23

  Anatoly Karpov   Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Russian: born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion. He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985.   The following game is a fine example of Karpov fighting “down” the exchange – with an… Continue reading

Karpov vs. Spassky FIDE World Cup 1982

Classical games: Anatoly Karpov vs. Boris Spassky 14 – 2,  23 draws.Including rapid/exhibition games:  Karpov  vs. Spassky 15 – 3, 25 draws.   Karpov vs. Spassky FIDE World Cup 1982 – YouTube   [Event “15 min, Hamburg-TV”][Site “15 min, Hamburg-TV”][Date “1982.??.??”][EventDate “?”][Round “?”][Result “1/2-1/2”][White “Boris Spassky”][Black “Anatoly Karpov”][ECO “C42”][WhiteElo “?”][BlackElo “?”][PlyCount “103”] 1.… Continue reading

Kasparov-Karpov {7} 1990

Kasparov-Karpov  {7} 1990 The 1990 World Chess Championship  match between World Champion Garry Kasparov and {Challenger} [#12 WC] Anatoly Karpov was held October 8 to December 30. The match location was split, the first 12 games were played in New York, USA and the last 12 were played in Lyons, France. GAME 7…… No surprise Karpov played… Continue reading

Anatoly Karpov vs. Ivan Morovic

 Anatoly Karpov vs. Ivan Morovic: January   8-14  2015,  GM Anatoly  Karpov  facing the best Chile player GM Ivan Morovic  in a match of two classical and two rapid games. The first stage was held in Casino de Arica ..  GM Anatoly Karpov  1.5-0.5 [Classical Games] GM Ivan Morovic 1.5-0.5 [Rapid Games] Game 1 Karpov-Morovic 1-0  move 28.e5 Go… Continue reading