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World IN BRIEF : BRITAIN : Kasparov Retains World Chess Crown

October 22, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Chess champion Garry Kasparov confirmed his reputation as the world's best player and won a $1.5-million prize with a 12 1/2 to 7 1/2 match victory over British challenger Nigel Short. Kasparov amassed a winning record of six wins, one loss and 13 draws in the title contest. In the 20th game, he quickly accepted Short's offer of a draw after 36 moves. The match in London was sponsored by the Times of London newspaper.

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