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Anatoly Karpov

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Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.

— Anatoly Karpov

#chess #art

To be champion requires more than simply being a strong player; one has to be a strong human being as well.

— Anatoly Karpov

#champion #human #human being #more #player

If the opponent offers keen play I don't object; but in such cases I get less satisfaction, even if I win, than from a game conducted according to all the rules of strategy with its ruthless logic.

— Anatoly Karpov

#cases #conducted #even #game #get

Bulgaria is the first state that has been awarded for its excellent fight against iodine deficiency by UNICEF.

— Anatoly Karpov

#awarded #been #bulgaria #deficiency #excellent

Children can take lessons in that school via the Internet and can score extra points like e.g. in Geography or History. That sounds very promising and is a fantastic basis for future steps.

— Anatoly Karpov

#children #extra #fantastic #future #geography

First of all, we have to go back to the classical time control.

— Anatoly Karpov

#classical #control #first #first of all #go

I am thinking about chess in schools in particular. In the USA more than 3200 children competed in an event.

— Anatoly Karpov

#am #chess #children #competed #event

I like to do projects in which you can see statistical results. I am very happy for all these small children, who have been the biggest group of victims of iodine deficiency.

— Anatoly Karpov

#been #biggest #children #deficiency #group

Chess is my life, but my life is not chess.

— Anatoly Karpov

#life #my life

In Kansas I have a chess school.

— Anatoly Karpov

#i #kansas #school

About Anatoly Karpov

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Did you know about Anatoly Karpov?

He played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990 before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993. The next major meeting of Kasparov and Karpov was the 1994 Linares chess tournament. In 2002 he won a match against Kasparov defeating him in a rapid time control match 2½–1½.

For his decades-long standing among the world's elite Karpov is considered one of the greatest players of all time. He had a peak Elo rating of 2780 and his 90 total months at world number one is second all-time behind only Garry Kasparov since the inception of the FIDE ranking list in 1970.

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