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Karpov

Anatoly . born 1951, Russian chess player: world champion (1975--85); FIDE world champion (1993-- )
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At the age of 22, Garry Kasparov defeats Anatoly Karpov to become the youngest world chess champion ever.
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, 81; Johnny Ball, presenter, 76; Anatoly Karpov, chess champion, 63; Marvin Hagler, former boxer, 60; Drew Carey, actor, 56; Graeme Hick, cricketer, 48; Phil Selway, rock drummer (Radiohead), 47; Rubens Barrichello, F1 driver, 42; Jewel, singer, 40.
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.
He also lost two in a row against Anatoly Karpov in the 1998 World Chess Championships in the Rapid after being tied at the end of the regulation six- game final.
Former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov saw rapid chess as an "excellent way to get to know another chess player.
Garry Kasparov held on to the title after a tough challenge from fellow countryman Anatoly Karpov.
Within a year he regularly beat his father, who plays club-level chess in Norway, and at age 13 he had a shock win in a speed chess competition against world champion Anatoly Karpov and a draw against Kasparov.
He started playing seriously after watching the match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov in the early 90s.
He lost his world title in 1975 after refusing to defend it against Anatoly Karpov.
PHILLIIPPINES: Today's 29thgame in the world chess championship between Anatoly Karpov, who leads five-games to three, and challenger Viktor Korchnoi was postponed beacause of a power failure.
APRIL 3 Bobby Fischer refuses to play in a chess match against Anatoly Karpov, giving Karpov the title.