It Is Not Often That World Champions Are Defeated In Such A Style

At the 1976 USSR Championship Soviet chess grandmaster Efim Geller crosses up the reigning World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, whom he was coaching. To Karpov’s own unusual defensive choice Geller delivers a surprising move in French defense and with a brilliant attacking game manages to beat the World Chess Champion!
Efim Geller (2620) vs Anatoly Karpov (2695)
USSR Championship (1976), Moscow URS, rd 3, Nov-29
French Defense: Winawer. Petrosian Variation (C16)
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 Qd7 5.Nf3 b6 6.Bd2 Ba6 7.Bxa6
Nxa6 8.O-O Nb8 9.Ne2 Be7 10.Rc1 b5 11.Nf4 h5 12.b3 Ba3 13.Rb1
a5 14.c4 c6 15.c5 Bb4 16.Bc1 a4 17.Nd3 Ba5 18.bxa4 bxa4
19.Qxa4 Qa7 20.Bg5 Bc7 21.Rxb8+ Qxb8 22.Qxc6+ Kf8 23.Nf4 Ra7
24.Nh4 Qe8 25.Qxe6 fxe6 26.Nfg6+ Qxg6 27.Nxg6+ Ke8 28.Nxh8 Ra4 29.Rd1 Ne7 30.Bxe7 Kxe7 31.Ng6+ Kf7 32.Nf4 Bxe5 33.dxe5 Rxf4 34.Rc1 Ke8 35.c6 Kd8 36.c7 Kc8 37.g3 Ra4 38.Rc6 Rxa2 39.Rxe6 g5 40.Rd6 Rd2 41.e6 Kxc7 42.e7
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