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Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov
Kasparov - Karpov World Championship Rematch (1986), London ENG / Leningrad URS, rd 21, Oct-01
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  keypusher: A key game in the match. Karpov had won three in a row to tie, then taken a short draw with Black. This was his chance to take the lead, but he couldn't pull it off. Kasparov won the next game, and then the match.
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  Chessdreamer: Too many moves here. The correct score is ...45.Ne4+ Ke6 1/2-1/2.
Jun-29-09  Knight13: Kasparov used Karpov's favorite Queen's Indian against him. And all Karpov did was just react and defend. Wasn't much he could do.
Dec-27-20  fisayo123: Obviously a huge surprise for Karpov. Kasparov actually wasn't averse to playing this opening. He used it very sparingly but when he played it, he always did so at a high level. I remember him winning a good game against Topalov with it years after this.
Dec-27-20  RookFile: This looks like a very accurate game by both sides. Certainly Kasparov got what he needed from this game.

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