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Anatoly Karpov vs Valery Salov
Rotterdam World Cup (1989), Rotterdam NED, rd 15, Jun-21
Queen's Indian Defense: Opocensky Variation (E17)  ·  0-1
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Feb-27-04  TheTurk: can someone explain what was going on in the queen knight repeats on move 21?
Feb-27-04  CapAnson: probably white was offering a draw, or they wanted to gain a few moves for time control...
Feb-27-04  Colophon: why did white allow it's queen to be captured after move 10?
Feb-27-04
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  kevin86: A rare defeat by champ Karpov-some strange moves in this one!
Feb-27-04
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  kevin86: <Colophon> White gains a rook and two pieces for it;he captures the knight and the trapped rook. White does goof up the ending,however.
Feb-27-04
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  beenthere240: Check out the same opening with pinter vs craig in the same year. You'll love the finish!
Apr-21-05
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  perfidious: In John Nunn's Best Games, he comments that Karpov had to win this event with a huge score to have any hope of catching Kasparov in the World Cup race; this game and the losses to Nunn himself and Ljubojevic were the last three games of the event for Karpov, who, we may imagine, would have won the tourney with ease in normal circumstances, given his score to that point(I believe it was 9.5/12).
Dec-20-08
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  whiteshark: Well played by Salov anyhow.
Nov-09-09  Pravitel: Karpov had to make at least 11/15 to beat Kasparov in the World cup and he was doing it(9,5/12). Until at the end he collapsed for some reason and lost the 3 last games in a row. Must have been quite a shock and disappointment.
Nov-09-09  Plato: Whether in match play or tournaments, one of Karpov's few weaknesses seems to be that he often faded towards the end.
Nov-06-12
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  perfidious: <Plato> In protracted matches, you make a reasonable case, but my kibitz above adduces the reason for the events at Rotterdam.
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