1993 World Chess Championship
Garry Kasparov (Russia) vs. Nigel Short (United Kingdom)
London, England
September - October, 1993

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



UK, 1993 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Score
Kasparov 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 12
Short 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
Result:  Garry Kasparov retains the World Title.

See the Games of the Match!

  • Kasparov's FIDE rating going in was 2805. Short's was 2655.

  • Match Breakdown
     #  White - Black     Locale  Date        ECO  Result
     1  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
     2  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
     3  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
     4  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  0-1
     5  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
     6  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
     7  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
     8  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
     9  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
    10  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    11  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    12  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    13  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    14  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    15  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
    16  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  1-0
    17  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    18  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    19  Kasparov - Short  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    20  Short - Kasparov  London  ??-??-1993  ???  -
    

    After the match, Kasparov and Short played a series of exhibition games, in lieu of the unplayed match games. Two games for each unused day:

             21 22 23 24
    Kasparov 1 1 10 1*  5
    Short    0 0 01 0*  2
    


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