34 years ago today, 9 November, 1985, at 9:54pm Moscow time, Karpov resigned game 24 and I became world champion!

On November 9, 1985, Garry Kasparov

won the 24th game of the match against Anatoly Karpov and became the 13th World Chess Champion. He was 22, the youngest-ever world champion at the time.

 

 

Garry Kasparov wins World Championship; 9 Nov 1985

 

30 years ago today, 9 November, 1985, at 9:54pm Moscow time, Karpov resigned game 24 and I became world champion!