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Garry Kasparov vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1984/85), Moscow URS, rd 20, Oct-31
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Queen's Indian Formation (A15)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Oct-02-04  Dudley: Can't white win an exchange by 16.Nf6+? I know what you mean, what a slugfest!
Oct-02-04  Dudley: By the way, do you have to keep typing the same thing over and over or can you mass kibitz with just one copy?
Oct-02-04  boyhimud: Ey dudley dont mind him he's too engrossed about this game ending in a draw hehehe.
Jul-11-05  Resignation Trap: Actually, this game ended with 15. Bf4 1/2 - 1/2. When they shook hands, some people applauded because they thought that Karpov had resigned.

The rest of the moves here are analysis.

Apr-11-08  Knight13: How is this draw?
Apr-11-08  Petrosianic: <Knight13> <How is this draw?>

"Alex, I'd like to buy a vowel. Is there an A?"


Apr-11-08  Calli: Alex? You can't buy a vowel on Jeopardy! Never watch that other show so can't tell you who the host is.

Chess Jeopardy is great idea. I'll take Tartakower quotes for $200.

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  offramp: <Resignation Trap: Actually, this game ended with 15. Bf4 1/2 - 1/2.>

It is slightly worse than that: with colours reversed the players had played the first <13 moves> two weeks earlier, in game 13: Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984.

An erudite spectator, clutching his hard-earned 75 stotinki ticket, would have seen 14. Rb1 and thought, <"Ho ho! The game is afoot! A new move! Time for some jolly!">

He would then have seen 14...Qe5 appear on the demo board.
A few moments later he would be surprised to read:

With a mournful gait, the man would then have left the Hall of Columns.

He would have taken his little 75 stotinki ticket and thrown it into the river Don, with a sardonic laugh.

From the Don the little ticket would float into the Dnieper, and from the Dnieper into the Bug, and from the Bug it would float down the Volga, and from the Volga into the Caspian Sea.

And from the Caspian Sea there is no outlet, and the poor little ticket would float round and round it for ever and ever.

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