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Garry Kasparov vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985), Moscow URS, rd 23, Nov-07
Queen's Gambit Declined: Anti-Tartakower. Petrosian Variation (D55)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Sep-20-05
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  Landman: 41... Kg6?? can't be right - 42. Bc2 wins the queen. Maybe 41... Bg6 was played.
Sep-20-05  Daodejing: Hi Landman

41. Kg1 was the last move in this game

DDJ

Jun-28-09  Knight13: Black has five pawns on the light square, while White has zero. I'd play on if I were white and see if black'll pass the test.
Jun-29-09  AnalyzeThis: It was probably adjourned, and a team of guys took this apart and decided that Karpov could hold.
Dec-18-09  Hesam7: <<41 Kg1>


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The time scramble had ended and, not wishing to seal a move, I quickly moved my king and at the same time offered a draw. After 41...Re7 (41...Qb1 42 Qd2) 42 Rc3 Bg6 the two sides' chances are equal.

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I no longer wanted to continue the game, and in general my intuitive decision to offer a draw was absolutely right: an analysis of the adjourned position would have used up too much mental energy before the decisive 24th game.

Sensing my state of mind, Karpov hesitated and instead of replying he suddenly stood up, went over to the chief arbiter and asked him whether he could seal a move and adjourn the game, and then give a reply to my offer immediately before the start of the resumption. On receiving a negative reply (since a sealed move is effectively a move made on board, which is equivalent to declining a draw offer), he again sat down and agreed to share the point. He too wanted to retain his strength for the final, extremely important 24th game. Times: 2.23-2.33.> "Kasparov vs Karpov: 1975-1985" by Kasparov

Dec-18-09  Hesam7: <<38 Qc3?>


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But this is definitely a mistake: now the ...g6-g5 advance proves effective. 38 Qd2! should have been played, and if 38...g5, then 39 Kf1! gxh4 40 gxh4 (40...f5 is also bad because of 41 Qf4). The opening of the position would then have been to White's advantage. In short had I played 38 Qd2! Black would have faced a difficult adjournment session, in view of my plan to switch the queen to c5. And, who knows, the 23rd game might have become the last in the match...> "Kasparov vs Karpov: 1975-1985" by Kasparov

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