October 27, 1990 |
The seventh game of the world championship chess match was adjourned Friday night when challenger Anatoly Karpov wrote down his 44th move and sealed it, to be opened when play is resumed today. Karpov appeared to have a significant advantage over champion Garry Kasparov when the game adjourned because he had an extra pawn and observers felt he was in a winning position. Kasparov had entered Game 7 with a 3 1/2-2 1/2 point lead, but, if Karpov wins the game, the score in the match will be tied.
October 26, 1990 |
Champion Garry Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov agreed to a draw Thursday in Game 6 of the world chess match. Kasparov enters today's scheduled seventh game with a 3 1/2-2 1/2 point lead over Karpov. Game 6 was adjourned Wednesday night after 41 moves. Kasparov's delegation notified the chief arbiter Thursday that he was offering a draw, and Karpov's delegation accepted before Kasparov's sealed last move, Re8, was put on the board.
October 25, 1990 |
Champion Garry Kasparov and his challenger Anatoly Karpov adjourned the sixth game of the world chess title match Wednesday after 41 moves. The game continues today. After passing the time limit for play, Kasparov wrote down and sealed his 42nd move. The previous game ended in a draw on Monday, giving Kasparov a 3 point to 2 point lead in the 24-game series. Here are the moves of Game 6, with Kasparov playing white: 1. e4/e5; 2. Nf3/Nc6; 3. Bb5/a6; 4. Ba4/Nf6; 5. 0-0/Be7; 6. Re1/b5; 7.
October 23, 1990 |
Chess champion Garry Kasparov held his edge over challenger Anatoly Karpov as the two agreed to a draw Monday in the fifth game of the world chess title match. Kasparov went into the game leading by 2 1/2 points to Karpov's 1 1/2 points. When the game ended just after 10 p.m. after Karpov's 36th move, the score was 3-2 in Kasparov's favor. Here are the moves of the fifth game. Karpov played white and Kasparov black: 1. d4/Nf6; 2. c4/g6; 3. Nc3/Bg7; 4. e4/d6; 5. Nf3/0-0; 6. Be2/e5; 7. Be3/Na6; 8.
October 20, 1990 |
Champion Garry Kasparov took one of his three allowed timeouts Friday, postponing Game 5 of the World Chess Championship series with challenger Anatoly Karpov until Monday. Karpov used one of his timeouts last week, after suffering a defeat in Game 2. Kasparov and Karpov agreed Thursday to a draw in the fourth game. The draw was initiated by Karpov a few hours after the game was adjourned.
October 19, 1990 |
The fourth game of the world chess championship ended in a draw Thursday morning in New York City without resumption of play. The game had been adjourned Wednesday evening after five hours. World champion Gary Kasparov leads challenger Anatoly Karpov, 2 1/2-1 1/2, in the best-of-24-game match. This is a record fifth match between the two rivals from the Soviet Union. Kasparov earned the title of world champion by defeating Karpov in 1985.
October 17, 1990 |
The third game of the world championship chess match ended in a draw Tuesday, a little more than an hour after play was resumed following an overnight recess. The game between world champion Garry Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov ended after Karpov's 53rd move. Kasparov, 27, started Game 3 leading 1 1/2 points to 1/2 point in the 24-game title match against Karpov, 39, whom he had unseated as world champion in 1985.
October 16, 1990 |
Chess champion Garry Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov resumed their grudge match Monday, but the game was adjourned for the night after nobody won within the alloted time. The game, which is to be resumed today, was the third in the championship match. Kasparov, 27, the highest-rated player in the history of chess, leads 1 1/2 points to 1/2 points in the 24-game title match against Karpov, 39, whom he unseated as world champion in 1985.
October 13, 1990 |
The World Chess Championship game scheduled for Friday was postponed until Monday when challenger Anatoly Karpov took the first of his three allotted timeouts from play with champion Garry Kasparov. A spokesman for the championship tournament said that Karpov's second, grandmaster Lajos Portisch, informed chief arbiter Geurt Gijssen by telephone, seven minutes before the noon notification deadline, that Karpov was taking a timeout.