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Viswanathan Anand vs Anatoly Karpov
Candidates Match (1991), Brussels BEL, rd 5, Aug-17
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Feb-13-11  fixingguru: after Karpov's 73th move Anand had a completely winning position IMO

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he played 74.Rg4 which is bad. instead 74.h5 seems winning easily.

for example

if 74...Nf3 then 75.Nf7 Kc7 76.Rg7

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if 74...Nf5 75.Ke6 Nd4 76.Kd6! Nb5 77.Kd5

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if 74...Re1 75.Rg8 Kc7 76.h6 Rh1 77.Rg7 and h7 next

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Feb-13-11  Jim Bartle: "...after Karpov's 73th move Anand had a completely winning position IMO"

An opinion shared by Yasser Seirawan in Inside Chess concerning several of the games in this match. I think he thought he drew two games where he had winning positions and lost one where he had a draw.

Feb-13-11  fixingguru: <I think he thought he drew two games where he had winning positions and lost one where he had a draw.>

the other one which he failed to win is this one:
Anand vs Karpov, 1991

Feb-13-11  fixingguru: btw Jim Bartle Anand was a bit lucky to draw game 1, see here: Anand vs Karpov, 1991

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