[ US /ˈkɑɹˌpɑv/ ]
- Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)
How To Use Karpov In A Sentence
- Among the dead were Lokomotiv coach and NHL veteran Brad McCrimmon, a Canadian; assistant coach Alexander Karpovtsev, one of the first Russians to have his name etched on the Stanley Cup as a member of the New York Rangers; and Pavol Demitra, who played for the St. Louis Blues and the Vancouver Canucks and was the Slovakian national team captain. Russians searching for crashed plane's recorders
- Karpov played a relatively recent refinement of white's play on the seventh move.
- Despite now being aged 51, former world champion Karpov has seen a renaissance in his play.
- Black's opening play was rather dubious and Karpov has won the exchange.
- Where/How do you rank Karpov as a chess player?
- Karpov has played this sequence many times before and should have been fully conversant with its manifold nuances.
- Karpov is extremely hard to beat, a great defender and a brilliant strategist, whose play resembles that of Capablanca.
- How it tied up Karpov's pieces almost to the point of zugzwang? Lubomir Kavalek: The Most Treacherous Defense in Chess
- Karpov struck back in no uncertain fashion to win the seventh game.
- Personally, I would like to have seen him play Karpov but that seems destined to remain the match that never was.