Viktor Korchnoi was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union and was a Russian chess grandmaster who defected to the Netherlands in 1976. He lived later in Switzerland.
Historic Championships: Karpov vs. Kortchnoi
Karpov – Korchnoi 1978 in Baguio City / Philippines
Results: 6–5 ( 21 draws )
Winner was first player to win six games, draws not counting.
Anatoly Karpov – Viktor Korchnoi, Baguio 1978 Game 8
Korchnoi-Karpov, World Championship 1978 | Mastering the Middlegame – GM Varuzhan Akobian
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian covers Game 31 of Viktor Korchnoi vs. Anatoly Karpov from the 1978 World Championship match.
Viktor Korchnoi vs Anatoly Karpov, Baguio 1978 Game 17
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Bishop Attack (E47) 0-1
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