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Korotaev vs Anatoly Karpov
Zlatoust (1963)
Queen's Gambit Declined: Normal Defense (D35)  ·  0-1



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Jan-19-06  OKKarpovisgreat: Extraordinary focus for a young
player. 40...Nd3? is perhaps a typo.
Jan-19-06  OKKarpovisgreat: Yes, it's clearly 40...Nb3 which
was actually played. How to alert
this to chessgames attention?
May-27-08  apexin: excellent positional game from young karpov. first he saddles white with an isolated d pawn the adds pressere to it with the knight and wins it while white is attacking on the kingside.maybe instead of 33.Bf1 better was 33.Be2 followed by Bf3 and g4 for white? perhaps someone could correct the mistake at the end of the game.
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  Fusilli: <<OKKarpovisgreat>: Yes, it's clearly 40...Nb3 which was actually played. How to alert
this to chessgames attention?>

It was 40...Nb3 according to Tibor Karolyi ("Karpov Strategic Wins 1"). I will alert by submitting the corresponding correction slip.

Aug-27-20  sea7kenp: This is an uncommon Karpov win with Black. A book on a Korchnoi vs Karpov Match stated that Karpov typically tries for Draws, with the Black Pieces. (Of course, if your Opponent makes a mistake, go for it!)
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  fredthebear: Most grandmasters are glad to accept a draw as Black. They want to avoid losing. "Consecutive games without a loss" is all the rage these days.
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  fredthebear: Capablanca, Tal, and now Magnus Carlsen have their legendary streaks "without a loss" in classical games:

Ding Liren is a recent streaker too.

Of course, internet blitz defeats are an entirely different matter.

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