A case of beauty before age

Englund, Steve
September 1974
Sports Illustrated;09/30/1974, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p78
The article reports that Russian chess players Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi are considered to have the best chance of challenging world champion Bobby Fischer in 1975. According to the author, whether Karpov or Korchnoi wins, the victory will be dampened by the fact that Fischer has resigned the title, although some believe that it was only a strategy by Fischer to get back at the governing body of world chess. Karpov and Korchnoi have two wins against each other and one draw.


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