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Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985), Moscow URS, rd 37, Jan-02
Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer. Classical Variation (B63)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Feb-14-07  AAAAron: Is it me, or does this game seem like it could have been played out. How is this position a draw? <anyone?>
Feb-15-07
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  tpstar: <AAAAron> This was Kasparov's first WC match, and Karpov got off to a quick start building a commanding lead (4-0, later 5-0). Therefore Kasparov devised the strategy of playing several successive draws to outlast Karpov. See their link Karpov-Kasparov World Championship Match (1984) for more details. This WC contest is frequently cited as evidence that matches of undetermined length are terribly impractical for all involved, so the First to Six Wins model hasn't been replicated.

Here is the "incredible draws" thread during Brissago 2004 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 where someone ran through all the short draws from this match, along with numerous other K-K quickies, and posted the same comment 50 times. Seriously.

Feb-15-07  AAAAron: Thanks <tpstar> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr-12-08  Knight13: <AAAAron: Is it me, or does this game seem like it could have been played out.> Yes, it could, bit it'll still be very likely to end up in a draw anyway. Like what <tpstar> said, Kasparov played and made up drawing positions to get quick draws.
Oct-13-08  bijen: i want to learn about the chess game openings.
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