[ US /ˈkɑɹˌpɑv/ ]
  1. Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)
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  • 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.
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