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Why didn't Karpov agree to play Fischer for the World Championship.

I don't understand why he didn't agree to play but then FIDE decided to make Karpov the world champion afterwards.
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On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:48:16 PM UTC-4, Zero wrote:
Why didn't Karpov agree to play Fischer for the World Championship. I don't understand why he didn't agree to play but then FIDE decided to make Karpov the world champion afterwards.


Because he had mental issues
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