Anand | Anand Bye | Anand Bye | Nikolic Nikolic | Anand Khalifman | Khalifman Bye | Khalifman Nijboer | Nijboer Glek | Anand Yusupov | Yusopov Bye | Yusupov Gretarsson | Gretarsson Illescas | Almasi Almasi | Almasi Peng | Almasi Bye | Polgar, J. Polgar, J. Vaganian | Anand | Vaganian Bye | Vaganian Umgaev | Bologan Bologan | Akopian Portisch | Luther Luther | Akopian Bye | Akopian | Shirov Akopian Kinderman | Kinderman Yermolinsky | Milos Milos | Milos Mershed Granda | Shirov | Granda Kurajica | Shiirov Shirov | Shirov Bye Dreev | Anand | Dreev Bye | Dreev Hoeksema | Nenasev Nenasev | Dreev Ehlvest | Ehlvest Van Der Weil | Sadler Sadler | Sadler Bye | Dreev Kaidanov | Kaidanov Bye | Zvjaginsev Benjamin | Zvjaginsev Zvjaginsev | Zvjaginsev Seirawan | Seirawan Anastasian | Seirawan Ivanchuk | Ivanchuk Bye Oll | Gelfand | Oll Petursson | Oll Morozevic | Morozevic Smyslov | Tkachiev Fominyh | Tkachiev Tkachiev | Tkachiev Bye | Salov Salov | Gelfand Lautier | Lautier Bye | Lautier Barua | Hracek Hracek | Gelfand None | Bye None | Gelfand Bye | Gelfand Gelfand Short | Anand | Short Bye | Short Hernandez | Korchnoi Korchnoi | Short Chernin | Istratescu Istratescu | Sokolov, A, Kobese | Sokolov, A. Sokolov, A. | Short Spragget | Rublevsky Rublevsky | Rublevsky Morovic | Shaked Shaked | Beliavsky Beliavsky | Beliavsky Bye | Beliavsky Timman | Timman Bye Bareev | Short | Bareev Bye | Bareev Hamdouchi | Malaniuk Malaniuk | Krasenkow Van Der Sterren | Krasenkow Krasenkow | Krasenkow Sutovskij | Garcia Garcia Alexandrov | Krasenkow | Alexandrov Gulko | Alexandrov Sulskis | Hjartarson Hjartarson | Azmaiparashvili Slobodjan | Slobodjan Leko | Azmaiparashvili Bye | Azmaiparashvili Azmaiparashvili Bye Adams | Van Wely Van Wely | Van Wely Hansen | Mladinovic Mladinovic Piket | Van Wely | Piket Bye | Piket Bye | Topalov Topalov Milov | Van Wely | Milov Kotronias | Milov Andersson | Andersson Christiansen | Georgiev Georgiev | Georgiev Bye | Georgiev Wells | Alterman Alterman | Adams Rozentalis | Rozentalis Lerner | Tiviakov Tiviakov | Tiviakov Bye | Adams Giorgadze | Giorgadze Bacrot | Adams Bye | Adams Adams | Adams Bye | Svidler Svidler | Svidler Wang | Adianto Adianto | Svidler Bye | Epishin Epishin | Epishin Bye | Sokolov, I. Sokolov, I.Disaster Strikes: Karpov defeats Anand in two blitz games to retain FIDE World Championship.
Anand Smashed Karpov in Game Six to put World Chess Championship match into playoffs. Click for Game Six. Karpov led the World Chess Championship match by 3-2, with only one game remaining. Anand, as Black in Game 5, tried hard to defeat Karpov and could have lost. Click for Game Five . Here is depressing news, as Anand lost game four to Karpov in a game which appeared to be headed for a draw. I am not sure where Anand went wrong. Click for Game Four. Anand evened the World Chess Championship match by crushing Karpov in Game Two.Click for Game Two. Game Three was a dull draw. Click for Game Three. Karpov defeated Anand in Game One of the match: Click for Game One.
Here is my chart showing all seven rounds of the 1997 FIDE World Chess Championship Candidate's tournament, won by Anand: The FIDE World Chess Championship Candidate's Tournament Chart. Here is my chart showing the results of the final four rounds of the 1997 FIDE World Chess Championship tournament: The FIDE World Chess Championship.
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