Legends' Chess Rapid - Time Squeezed Karpov Accepts Seirawan Draw
In the second game, Karpov chose the Lasker Defense of the Queen's Gambit Declined. This surprised Yasser, and he did not get much with the white pieces. The game was drawn after 34 moves.
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