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The Centenary Match: Kasparov-Karpov III
This book recounts the third of the five chapters in the half-decade long rivalry which erupted between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. In the eyes of many this conflict symbolised the clash between the Brezhnev-inspired forces of reaction in the old USSR and the new Gorbachev/Yeltsin-driven imperatives of perestroika and glasnost which ultimately led to the collapse of ...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published July 1st 1987 by Collier Books
(first published January 1st 1986)
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A superb book about the Chess World Championship between the the challenger Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. Over three series of challenging chess matches we can see the drama unfold behind the scene as the tension builds up for the ultimate victory of sheer willpower over talent. A must read for any chess follower.