Los rusos Garry Kasparov y Anatoly Karpov
son tal vez los dos jugadores mas emblematicos del ajedrez.
But Fischer refused to defend his title in 1975 and forfeited it to another Russian, Anatoly Karpov
In 1975 he forfeited the title to Anatoly Karpov
of the USSR, refusing to play because the World Chess Federation refused to accept his string of demands.
A few years after the Spassky match, he forfeited the title to another Russian, Anatoly Karpov
, when he refused to defend it.
Las piezas fueron hechas de hielo, los jugadores tenian 11 segundos para mover cada pieza y los equipos fueron encabezados por los maestros Anatoly Karpov
y Nigel Short, ademas de otros talentosos ajedrecistas y celebridades.
1975 Anatoly Karpov
became the youngest ever chess champion at the age of 23.
1975: Anatoly Karpov
became the youngest ever world chess champion at the age of 23.
Among those present were actors Michael Douglas, Roger Moore, and Cicely Tyson; singer Harry Belafonte; and chess master Anatoly Karpov
At the age of 22, Garry Kasparov defeats Anatoly Karpov
to become the youngest world chess champion ever.
El imaginativo y funambulesco Gran Maestro del ajedrez Bobby Fisher, irritado, creia que le leian el pensamiento durante el torneo de ajedrez de 1976, cuando jugaba por el campeonato contra el joven comisario Anatoly Karpov
Though the world championship was regained by Anatoly Karpov
in 1975, and has been held by Russians ever since, the Soviet Chess Federation was unable in the 1970s and 1980s to defuse increasingly bitter internal disputes, or stem the flow of defections to the West.
His historic exploits include defeating World Champion Anatoly Karpov
in 1985 to become the youngest World Champion at the age of 22, and a series of highly publicized matches versus IBM's Deep Blue and subsequent even stronger computer competitors.
BIRTHDAYS: Joan Collins, actress, 84; Johnny Ball, presenter, 79; Anatoly Karpov
, chess champion, 66; Marvin Hagler, former boxer, 63; Drew Carey, actor, 59; Graeme Hick, former cricketer, 51; Phil Selway, rock drummer (Radiohead), 50; Rubens Barrichello, former F1 driver, 45; Jewel, singer, 43; Heidi Range, singer, 34.
The convention center hosted the 1978 World Chess Championship series between Russian grandmasters Anatoly Karpov
and Victor Korchnoi.
Kasparov, who became the youngest-ever World Chess Champion in 1985 at the age of 22 by defeating the then champion Anatoly Karpov
, said that his presence can create "an important" momentum for the people.