October 31, 1990 |
World chess champion Garry Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov remained tied Tuesday night after they agreed to a draw in the eighth game of their championship match. The draw was agreed to after Kasparov made his 84th move to complete the longest game of the match. The contestants, each with a victory and six draws, are tied at 4 points each. The game began Monday night and was adjourned after 40 moves when the time limit for a night's play was reached.
October 30, 1990
The eighth game of the world championship chess match was adjourned Monday, and observers said challenger Anatoly Karpov had the edge on titleholder Garry Kasparov. Play was to be resumed this afternoon, when Kasparov's 41st move will be unsealed. Kasparov had appeared to have an advantage throughout the game, but Karpov was one pawn ahead when the game was adjourned, and grandmasters said he had the better position on the board.
October 28, 1990 |
Defending champion Garry Kasparov on Saturday conceded the seventh game of the World Chess Championship to challenger Anatoly Karpov, leaving the pair deadlocked in their $3-million showdown. Kasparov--acknowledged by chess experts to be at a disadvantage in the game at the point it was adjourned for the night Friday--opted to resign rather than resume play, said Phyllis Arnold, spokeswoman for the championship.
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.