Hold the Moment!

Время публикации: 08.07.2015 21:56 | Последнее обновление: 08.07.2015 22:04

Anatoly Karpov's main place of work these days is an office at the State Duma, and nowadays people are as interested in his political opinions as in his views on chess. The match taking place in Riga against Evgeny Sveshnikov is one of few possibilities to see the twelfth world champion in the environment one has been used to seeing him in for decades. On the site delfi.lv there are photos, and looking at these, it is clear that, despite the friendly nature of the match, the two veterans decided to play seriously.


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