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  • 3 months ago

    LogansportHS

    deathbychess and tookelso: I think many people disliked Karpov because he seemed the Soviet government's favored player, someone who implicitly supported the communist regime, unlike Korchnoi and Kasparov. The premature end to the 1984 world championship seemed rigged in his favor, too.

  • 3 months ago

    arash9566

    funny

  • 3 months ago

    tookelso

    I think there's plenty of respect for Karpov, but I might be confusing videos from Chess.com to those of St. Louis Chess club.  I think Ben Finegold has plenty of appreciation for Karpov -- at least in this video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2M3lmQ37Yw

     


    If I understand the history of chess correctly, I think that there was a dispute between Kasparov and FIDE, and during that time, Karpov was the FIDE champion.

  • 3 months ago

    shez79

    This isn't highlights!

  • 3 months ago

    BrankoSurovina

    Thanks for the video.Laughing

  • 3 months ago

    DredBiro

    go to twitch TV U can watch it.

  • 3 months ago

    deathbychessss

    What I don not understand is why is Karpov so unappreciated, almost disliked in the chess community. He played similar to Carlsen before the age of computers and one can learn much from his games. Even on this site there is few of his very instructional games. Hope that will change.

  • 3 months ago

    Andromalius2002

    Fun. I wish I could have watched this live. Thanks for the video.

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