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Garry Kasparov vs Anatoly Karpov
Moscow (1981), Moscow URS, rd 13, Apr-23
Queen's Gambit Declined: Three Knights Variation. General (D37)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-05-04  James Knight: Why?!
Jul-05-04  acirce: Why what?
Jul-05-04  maddy: he meant, why are there two kings on board? ...
Oct-02-04  ughaibu: Well, this idiot really takes the cake. Posting guideline 2.
Oct-27-05  Iron Maiden2: why draw so early?!?!?!?
May-18-07  suenteus po 147: I believe I can be of assistance. Kasparov was up and coming, and Karpov had already won the tournament at this point of the last round (in addition to being World Champion), so there was nothing to gain in getting beaten by the senior, lead player. Kasparov assured his second place (which he could still value at this point in his career, considering the strength of the tournament) with this draw, so there you go :)
Jul-09-08  Abejorral: Why they bothered in even playing 18 moves ??

Sep-05-10  theagenbiteofoutwit: Kasparov offered the draw.

He had prepared for black to play 8...c6 so he respond with 9.h4

Karpov's 8..Nc6 ruined all Kasparov's preparation, and dampened his fighting mood.

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