Anatoli Karpov


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Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)

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1951: Anatoli Karpov, 55, Russian Grand Master chess player.
In November 1985, at the age of 22, Garry Kasparov became the youngest world chess champion when he beat Anatoli Karpov.
Accoona's Chairman is Eckhard Pfeiffer, the former Compaq Computer CEO, and its investor and advisory board includes former world chess champions Garry Kasparov and Anatoli Karpov.
1951: Anatoli Karpov, 54, Russian Grand Master chess player.
Other Birthdays: Actress Joan Collins, 70;children's television presenter Johnny Ball, 65; Australian tennis player John Newcombe, 59; Russian Grand master chess player Anatoli Karpov, 52; drummer Simon Gilbert, 38; drummer Phil Selway, 36; cricketer Graeme Hick, 37.