1990 World Chess Championship
Garry Kasparov (USSR) vs. Anatoly Karpov (USSR)
New York, New York / Lyons, France
October 8 - December 31, 1990

Conditions:  Best of 24 Games.  In the event of 
a 12-12 tie, Kasparov retains the title.



USA/France, 1990 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Score
Kasparov 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 12
Karpov 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 11
Result:  Garry Kasparov retains the World Title.

See the Games of the Match!

  • Kasparov's FIDE rating going in was 2800. Karpov's was 2730.

  • Match Breakdown
     #    White - Black      Locale    Date        ECO  Result
     1    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      08.10.1990  E81  - 
     2    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      10.10.1990  C92  1-0 
     3    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      15.10.1990  E92  - 
     4    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      17.10.1990  C92  - 
     5    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      22.10.1990  E94  - 
     6    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      24.10.1990  C92  - 
     7    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      26.10.1990  E94  1-0 
     8    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      29.10.1990  C92  - 
     9    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      31.10.1990  D85  - 
    10    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      02.11.1990  C43  - 
    11    Karpov - Kasparov  Lyon      05.11.1990  E92  - 
    12    Kasparov - Karpov  Lyon      07.11.1990  C92  - 
    13    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  24.11.1990  D85  - 
    14    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  26.11.1990  C45  - 
    15    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  28.11.1990  D85  - 
    16    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  01.12.1990  C45  1-0 
    17    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  05.12.1990  D85  1-0 
    18    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  08.12.1990  C92  1-0 
    19    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  12.12.1990  E92  - 
    20    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  15.12.1990  C92  1-0 
    21    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  19.12.1990  E87  - 
    22    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  26.12.1990  C92  - 
    23    Karpov - Kasparov  New York  29.12.1990  E87  1-0 
    24    Kasparov - Karpov  New York  31.12.1990  A17  - 
    


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