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Simply Karpov!!, Simply Superb!!
Compiled by Open Defence
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These are wonderful games from my favorite chess player.

Endgame mastery
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 0-1

The tactician outplayed!!
Karpov vs Tal, 1980 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

The clash of the titans
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

Queen Magic
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1988 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

Karpov's best
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 59 moves, 1-0

More Karpov!!
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

Is the Grunfeld Sound?
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 41 moves, 1-0

Karpov plays for Mate
Karpov vs Mecking, 2001 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Another tactician outplayed!!
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 32 moves, 0-1

Karpov traps a rook
Lautier vs Karpov, 1994 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 49 moves, 0-1

Karpov and the Nimzo-Indian
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1969 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 30 moves, 0-1

Harmony on the chess board
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Exploiting the dark squares
Karpov vs Epishin, 1994
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 41 moves, 1-0

The tiny plusses - Big wins
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Against the new generation
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Against the terror of World Champions
Karpov vs Geller, 1981 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 1-0

Those hanging pawns again
Taimanov vs Karpov, 1973 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 39 moves, 0-1

Evergreen Karpov
Karpov vs Leko, 1994 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 54 moves, 1-0

Excellence thy name is Karpov
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Champion at Linares - 1994
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 40 moves, 1-0

Against a future Champion
Karpov vs Khalifman, 1995 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 41 moves, 1-0

At Dortmund Category 19
Karpov vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 1-0

Karpov and the Zaitsev
Van der Wiel vs Karpov, 1988 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 53 moves, 0-1

Fair exchange
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

And they called him a quiet player!!
Karpov vs Topalov, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Exploiting the weak squares
Karpov vs Shirov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Born of Sadness!! A joy to watch!!!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Bishop Apartheid
Ljubojevic vs Karpov, 1975 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 0-1

With a little space
Karpov vs Ribli, 1986 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 1-0

Simple and Superb!!!
Yusupov vs Karpov, 1993 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 40 moves, 0-1

Tip of the Tilburg
Ivanchuk vs Karpov, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Tal picks one of Karpov's gems
Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

The Jewel
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

A surprise on move 23
S Tatai vs Karpov, 1977 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 0-1

Fixin to Storm
Nunn vs Karpov, 1995 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Slow
Romanishin vs Karpov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1994 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 52 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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