1998 FIDE Chess Championship
Anatoly Karpov (Russia) vs. Viswanathan Anand (India)
Lausanne
January, 1998

Conditions:  Best of 6 Games.  
In the event of a 3-3 tie, the match is decided with a 
series of 2 games Rapids matches



1996 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Score
Karpov 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
Anand 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Result:  Anatoly Karpov retains the FIDE Championship.

  • At the time of this match, Karpov was the world's #6 player, rated 2735. Anand was the world's #3 player, rated 2770.


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