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Garry Kasparov vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985), Moscow URS, rd 9, Sep-26
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Flohr System (C92)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Oct-31-04  InfinityCircuit: Great sacrifice of three pawns here by Kasparov...does "Moskau"="Moscow"?
Oct-31-04  OJC: < infinitycircuit > The match was played in Moscow according to Gelo's 'Chess World Championships'
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  spirit: complex game
Jun-22-06  RookFile: I remember when watching this live how I'm impressed I was with Karpov's ...h5 and ...Kh6. I thought that was really clever.
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  spirit: how do u mean <RookFile>...after that "no pun intended" post of yours i take every post from you as pun...unless of course you state otherwise ;=)
Jun-23-06  RookFile: Well, maneuvers along the rook file represent the highest form of chess artistry.
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  spirit: aha...
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  Calli: A point is that on 47.f4 then if Black trys to save the e-pawn 47...Bf6 48.f5! this suggests that 46...h4 was correct after 47.Ne4 Bxe5 48.f4 Bf6 is good.
Apr-17-09  WhiteRook48: why oh why oh why
Jun-26-09  Knight13: Very hard to see all the way through the pawn sacrifices here.

Would be nice to put this in Guess-The-Move!!

Aug-16-12  Psihadal: A game that involves a lot of maneuvering behind the lines. I wish we would have seen more Ruy Lopez games between these two in their earlier matches, they were always entertaining.
Aug-16-12  maelith: <Psihadal: A game that involves a lot of maneuvering behind the lines. I wish we would have seen more Ruy Lopez games between these two in their earlier matches, they were always entertaining.>

"I agree with the opinion expressed by many commentators that in the art of delicate strategic manoeuvring Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov have no equals." -GM Bronstein

Aug-12-14  Albanius: Notably, all the pieces stayed on the board until 27 axb5. I like to leave chess sets out in positions such as the one here after 22..Rac8.
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