Game 3 of World Chess Championship Match Karpov vs. Anand

[Event "World Chess Championship 97 100 30"]
[Site "Lausanne"]
[Date "1998.01.04"]
[Round "8.3"]
[White "Karpov"]
[Black "Anand"]
[Result "1/2"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2745"]
[BlackElo "2765"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. a3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 bxa3 12. bxa3 Bd6 13. O-O O-O 14. Bb2 Rb8 15. Qc2 c5 16. Bxb7 Rxb7 17. dxc5 Bxc5 18. Rfd1 Qe7 19. a4 {Agreed Draw} 1/2-1/2

[Final Position]

Here is commentary: The Road to the World Chess Championship: Karpov's Path to HIS Glorious Victory .

Here is: Game One

Here is: Game Two

Here is: Game Four

Here is: Game Five

Here is: Game Six

Here is: Karpov defeats Anand in two Quick Chess games to retain FIDE World Championship.

Here is my chart showing all seven rounds of the 1997 FIDE World Chess Championship Candidate's 96 player knockout tournament, won by Anand: The FIDE World Chess Championship Candidate's Tournament Chart. This diagram was made possible by Willy Iclicki and the team at Chess Planet, whom we must all thank for the magnificent job they have done in providing first ever live on-line access to the FIDE World Chess Championship. Here is: The Chess Planet Web Site.

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