Saturday, 7 March 2009
Chess Quote - Anatoly Karpov on Chess
Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.
-- Anatoly Karpov
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (born 1951) was undisputed World Chess Champion from 1975 to 1985. He was an academically gifted schoolboy who initially went on to study Mathematics at Moscow State University before transferring to Leningrad State University to graduate in Economics. Anatoly Karpov had a great rivalry with Garry Kasparov, contesting 5 World Championships, with Karpov having 19 wins, 21 losses, and 104 draws in 144 games. [see Wikipedia]