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Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov Fights for Chess Supremacy Once More

25 years after their first meeting in the World Chess Championship in 1984, Anatoly Karpov and Gary Kasparov is once again battling each other in a historic chess rematch in Valencia, Spain.  Kasparov beat Kasrpov in the first set of a 12-game re-match.

24 years back Kasparov also snatched the World Chess Championship title from Karpov who was then the reigning champion representing the soviet union. Since then Kasparov had held the championship until 1993 when he established the Professional Chess Association while Karpov was the World Chess Federation (FIDE) world champion from 1993 to 1999. The chess world title was only unified in 2006.

Karpov vs Kasparov. Valencia, Spain 2009

The re-match is seen by many as a face-off of the oldest rivalry between two players who were considered as the best ever chess player in the world. it would be interesting to see who will win in this re-match.

The event is being broadcast live on Valencia's regional government website (

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