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Anatoly Karpov
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Anatoly Karpov


: 23 May 1951


: 69 years old


: Gemini


  • Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion
Born:23 May 1951
How old is Anatoly Karpov in 2020? / Age: 69 years
Zodiac sign:Gemini

 Anatoly Karpov facts

  • He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov
  • He played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993
  • He held the title until 1999, when he resigned his title in protest against FIDE's new world championship rules
  • For his decades-long standing among the world's elite, Karpov is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time
  • His tournament successes include over 160 first-place finishes
  • He had a peak Elo rating of 2780, and his 90 total months at world number one is the second longest of all-time, behind only Garry Kasparov, since the inception of the FIDE ranking list in 1970

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