Both Rapid games today were drawn.
Tomorrow starts a series of ten Blitz games.
For today’s games – See Comments.
Game two of the match (Classical Time Controls) was also a draw.
Rapids Games start tomorrow.
This match is being played in St. Louis. There will be two classical time control games, two rapids, and 10 blitz games. Classical games are worth 3 points; Rapids are worth 2 points; Blitz are worth 1 point. First Place wins $10,000 and Second Place receives $7,000.C.
The first game (Classical) was a draw.
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is proud to host former World Champion GM Anatoly Karpov in a special match against legendary GM Yasser Seirawan.
The two will face off June 9-13
in a unique competition that will test their classical chess skills along with their abilities at both blitz and rapid play.
- Two Classical: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of a 30-second increment per move starting from move one
- Each Classical game is worth three points.
- Two Rapid: 25 minutes plus a five-second increment
- Each Rapid game is worth two points.
- Ten Blitz: Five minutes plus a two-second increment
- Each Blitz game is worth one point.
- 1st Place: $10,000
- 2nd Place: $7,000
Challenger Garry Kasparov[white]down 5-0, winning his first game against then World Champion Anatoly Karpov, With a great positional fight playing the Queen’s Indian Defense.
Image : Miroslav Zajic/Corbis
After 5 months and 48 games, the match was abandoned in controversial circumstances(Health/welfare for the players) the match was ended without result by Florencio Campomanes, the President of Federation Internationale des Echecs, (FIDE), and a new match was announced to start a few months later. The aborted match started September 10, 1984 to February 8, 1985 in Moscow. Karpov 5 Kasparov 3 (with 40 draws) 6 points needed to win the Title of World Champion
Former World Champion [1975-1985] Anatoly Karpov will join the Kings team in the upcoming Kings vs. Queens tournament, scheduled to be held in Saint Louis September 9-16.
16 yr old phenom vs. legendary champ
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov re-elected as FIDE President has at least four more years. He won the vote for FIDE President in Khanty-Maniysk convincingly with 95 votes, to 55 for Karpov, and 3 abstentions.
[Event "World Championship 31st"]
[Site "Moscow RUS"]
[White "Karpov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Kasparov, Gary"]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e6 7.O-O Be7 8.f4 O-O 9.Kh1 Qc7
10.Bf3 Nc6 11.a4 Re8 12.Be3 Rb8 13.Re1 Bd7 14.Qd3 Nxd4 15.Bxd4 e5 16.Ba7 Rbc8 17.Be3
Qc4 18.a5 h6 19.h3 Bf8 20.Bd2 Qd4 21.Be3 Qb4 1/2-1/2
[Site "Wch London"]
[White "Karpov Anatoli"]
[Black "Kasparov Garry"]
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Be7 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bf4 c6 6.Qc2 g6 7.e3 Bf5 8.Qd2 Nd7 9.f3 Nb6 10.e4 Be6 11.e5 h5 12.Bd3 Qd7 13.b3 Bh4+ 14.g3 Be7 15.Kf2 Bf5 16.Bf1 Kf8 17.Kg2 a5 18.a3 Qd8 19.Nh3 Bxh3+ 20.Kxh3 Kg7 21.Kg2 Nd7 22.Bd3 Nf8 23.Be3 Ne6 24.Ne2 Nh6 25.b4 Qb6 26.b5 c5 27.Nc3 cxd4 28.Bxh6+ Rxh6 29.Nxd5 Qd8 30.Be4 h4 31.Rhf1 hxg3 32.hxg3 Rc8 33.Rh1 Rxh1 34.Rxh1 Bg5 35.f4 Rc5 36.fxg5 Rxd5 37.Bxd5 Qxd5+ 38.Kh2 Qxe5 39.Rf1 Qxb5 40.Qf2 Nxg5 41.Qxd4+ Kg8 42.Qd8+ Kg7 43.Qd4+ 1/2-1/2