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6th Straight Draw in Chess Match Keeps Score Tied

December 12, 1987|JACK PETERS

The 22nd game of the world chess championship was drawn Friday in Seville, Spain. Only two games remain in the 24-game match between titleholder Gary Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov. The score is tied, 11-11.

Friday's game, the sixth draw in a row, was short and dull. Kasparov, with the advantage of the white pieces, made no attempt to win. He will retain his title if the match ends in a 12-12 t1768238624champion. His last chance with the white pieces comes in the 23rd game, scheduled for Monday.

Here are the moves in Friday's game:

Kasparov-Karpov 22: 1 c4 e6 2 Nc3 d5 3 d4 Be7 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 Bf4 0-0 6 e3 c5 7 dxc5 Bxc5 8 Rc1 Nc6 9 cxd5 exd5 10 Be2 d4 11 exd4 Nxd4 12 Nxd4 Qxd4 13 Qxd4 Bxd4 14 Nb5 Bb6 15 0-0 Be6 16 a3 Rfd8 17 Nd6 Rd7 18 Bb5 Re7 19 Rfe1, Drawn.

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