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Anatoly . born 1951, Russian chess player: world champion (1975--85); FIDE world champion (1993-- )
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Kasparov's arch-nemesis, Anatoly Karpov has an incredible 160 first place tournament finishes to his name, and was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 then controversially from 1991 to 1999, when Kasparov formed his own championship in protest at FIDE rules.
Chess genius Anatoly Karpov was born on May 23 1951- who was his opponent in the aborted 1984 World Chess Championship?
Mercuri kept practicing and learning, and in 1990, he defeated former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov in a simultaneous chess match that Karpov played against 43 players.
The record was held by the former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov who signed 1,051 books in one sitting in 2006.
Las leyendas vivientes del ajedrez, Garry Kasparov y Anatoly Karpov hablan para Proceso.
In 2000, he managed to beat Russian Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov in a simultaneous chess game between Karpov and Iran's National Chess Team.
The candidates are incumbent FIDE president Kursan Ilyumzhinov, who has held the position for 15 years, and former world Champion Anatoly Karpov.
The former child prodigy became the United States' only world chess champion by defeating Soviet masters, but refused to defend his title and relinquished it to the Soviet champion Anatoly Karpov in 1975.
Russia last month nominated him to stand again as president of FIDE, prompting derision from several top chess figures including former world champion Anatoly Karpov.
Al-Fahim, who was in the Spanish city to attend the chess re-match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov, completed the purchase of Portsmouth last month.
CHESS greats Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are playing an exhibition rematch marking the 25th anniversary of their first epic title clash.
1975: Anatoly Karpov became the youngest-ever chess champion at the age of 23.