Karpov’s Immortal

ANATOLY KARPOV vs VESELIN TOPALOV – Linares, 1994 As we have already covered Kasparov’s Immortal, today we present you THE game played by his best rival in the 80’s and 90’s: Anatoly Karpov’s Immortal. This is the game between Karpov and Topalov (too many Immortals for him! 🙂 ) played at the legendary tournament Linares inContinue reading “Karpov’s Immortal”

Kasparov’s Immortal!

GARRY KASPAROV vs VESELIN TOPALOV – Wijk aan Zee 1999  One of the best chess games ever played is the match between Kasparov and Topalov played at the 61st Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament in 1999. This game features the Pirc defense but the games followed an unexpected path. Kasparov sacrificed a rook to gain the advantageContinue reading “Kasparov’s Immortal!”