World Chess Championship 1984

The World Chess Championship 1984 in Moscow, featuring the intense showdown between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov both from the USSR. The match came to a halt after a riveting 48 games, with Karpov leading 5-3. Kasparov, the brilliant chess prodigy from Azerbaijan, earned his title shot by triumphing in the demanding Candidates Tournament. Despite Karpov’s initial 5-0 lead, Kasparov orchestrated a captivating comeback, clinching victory in the final two games. However, the match was abruptly stopped by FIDE’s president, citing player well-being. The players’ disagreement with the arbiter’s decision may suggest that both had confidence in their chances of success? The clash was subsequently replayed in the 1985 World Chess Championship.

Anatoly Karpov – Garry Kasparov (stopped)


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Game 48


World Chess Championship 1984
World Chess Champion 1984 – no winner

World Chess Championship 1984

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