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Battle Of The Titans
     

Battle Of The Titans

by Bernard Levin (Foreword by), Raymond Keene OBE
 
New York and Lyons: the two arenas of the last contest for the World Chess Championship between the two greatest names in chess today. The Champion: charismatic Garry Kasparov, the youngest ever holder of the title and possibly the greatest player in history. The Challenger: Anatoly Karpov, World Champion for 11 years before Kasparov took his crown, and

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New York and Lyons: the two arenas of the last contest for the World Chess Championship between the two greatest names in chess today. The Champion: charismatic Garry Kasparov, the youngest ever holder of the title and possibly the greatest player in history. The Challenger: Anatoly Karpov, World Champion for 11 years before Kasparov took his crown, and the record-breaking winner of over 80 top class tournaments. Already, these two giants of the chessboard had faced each other a record 120 times in World Championship play, from the controversial unfinished marathon of 1984-5 to the nail-biting tied contest of 198?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843820987
Publisher:
Hardinge Simpole Limited
Publication date:
06/13/2003
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
0.31(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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