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A world chess champion refused to defend his title when FIDE refused to meet his demands. Consequently, FIDE awarded the title to another player. Name these two chess players.

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Asked by George Mathew, 19 Apr '08 02:29 pm
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In the 1970s, the International Chess Federation (ICF) awarded the world championship title to the Russian challenger Anatoly Karpov after the eccentric American Bobby Fischer refused to defend his title, following the refusal by the governing body of the sport to meet his demands.
Answered by Akshay Kalbag, 19 Apr '08 02:34 pm

 
  
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Bobby Fischer.
Answered by sreenivasan kv, 19 Apr '08 02:56 pm

 
  
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Garry Kasparov
Answered by Unblock Saj, 19 Apr '08 02:29 pm

 
  
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