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And so we reach the final round. The tournament has been clinched and there is nothing left to prove. Many would simply play a quick draw here and go home to count their money and rating gains.
However, that was not be be. After his opponent, Beliavsky, made a couple of poor moves in the opening, Karpov was able to quickly and easily convert to make it 11/13 for the event.