Garry Kasparov On Garry Kasparov Part I: 1973-1985

Garry Kasparov On Garry Kasparov Part I: 1973-1985

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Foreword 5

1 Baku Universities 7
Childhood Years 7
First Steps 15
Entry into the all-union Arena 20
‘He attacks like Alekhine!’ 28
‘Who will be the Champion after Karpov?’ 38
Meetings with the Greats 49
Young Champion 59
Two-times Champion! 71
Turning Point 78

2 Adult Games 93
Master Class 93
Smile of Fortune 120
High Society Debut 142
‘This is the new Fischer!’ 161
First ‘Bronze’ 172
European ‘Gold’ 190
Grandmaster 197
Chess Prince 217
Olympiad Debut 233
First Battle with the Champion 247
Moscow ‘Tournament of Stars’ 263
Audacious Challenge 276
Confirmation of Class 285
Tilburg Lessons 297
USSR Champion 324
Dress Rehearsal 348

3 Challenger 365
Decisive Finish 365
First ‘Oscar’ 382
Match with Beliavsky 404
Riga Novelty 421
Fairy-tale in Niksic 429
Match with Korchnoi 450
Match with Smyslov 467
‘Return Match of the Century’ 481
First Match with Karpov: 1984/85 487

Index of Openings 514
Index of Opponents 516
Index of Games 518