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Anatolii Evgen’evich Karpov

Anatolii Karpov, USSR Chess player, grandmaster.

Background

  • Karpov, Anatolii was born on May 23, 1951 in Zlatoust in the Urals.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University as an economist.

    Career

    • World youth champion, 1969. World champion, 1975. Retained his title after 2 famous contests, 1978 and 1981, with the one-time Soviet grandmaster, V. Korchnoi, but lost it in 1985 to G. Kasparov.
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    Born May 23, 1951
    (age 66)
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