Magnus Carlsen wiped out a 3-point lead to go into the final day of the Leuven Grand Chess Tour level with Wesley So. Garry Kasparov described the current World Champion’s style as a combination of Anatoly Karpov’s sense of where the pieces go and Bobby Fischer’s aggression as Magnus racked up seven wins and could even afford to blunder a whole rook against Anish Giri. Wesley So and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave scored 50%, while Baadur Jobava failed to bounce back in blitz, only ending as high as…

Magnus Carlsen wiped out a 3-point lead to go into the final day of the Leuven Grand Chess Tour level with Wesley So. Garry Kasparov described the current World Champion’s style as a combination of Anatoly Karpov’s sense of where the pieces go and Bobby Fischer’s aggression as Magnus racked up seven wins and could even afford to blunder a whole rook against Anish Giri. Wesley So and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave scored 50%, while Baadur Jobava failed to bounce back in blitz, only ending as high as…

"Chess is everything: art, science, and sport." - Anatoly Karpov 25.11. 2015, www.nco.is , NCO eCommerce, IoT www.netkaup.is

"Chess is everything: art, science, and sport." - Anatoly Karpov 25.11. 2015, www.nco.is , NCO eCommerce, IoT www.netkaup.is

As the leader of the World Chess Federation, Mr. Campomanes ended a title match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov.

Florencio Campomanes, Chess Figure, Dies at 83

As the leader of the World Chess Federation, Mr. Campomanes ended a title match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov.

Soviet chess champion, Anatoly Karpov, is shown with artist Salvador Dali at a New York restaurant. USA, 1979.

Soviet chess champion, Anatoly Karpov, is shown with artist Salvador Dali at a New York restaurant. USA, 1979.

Boris Spassky, Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Botvinnik y Mikhail Tal (Bruselas, 1988).

Boris Spassky, Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Botvinnik y Mikhail Tal (Bruselas, 1988).

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD (Russian: Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов, Anatolij Evgen'evič Karpov; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion. He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov.

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD (Russian: Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов, Anatolij Evgen'evič Karpov; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion. He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov.

ANATOLY YEVGENYEVICH KARPOV... chess grandmaster and the 12th chess world champion.

ANATOLY YEVGENYEVICH KARPOV... chess grandmaster and the 12th chess world champion.

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