Anatoli Karpov


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Noun1.Anatoli Karpov - Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)Anatoli Karpov - Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)
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For the last 25 years she has been leading the female world rankings and is the only woman to have defeated ten current or former world champions -- namely Magnus Carlsen, Anatoli Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Boris Spassky, Vasily Smyslov, Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand, Ruslan Ponomariov, Alexander Khalifman and Rustam Kasimdzhanov -- in either rapid or classical chess.
It was set by former world chess champion Anatoli Karpov who signed 1,951 copies of his book in one sitting in 2006.