17th World Chess Game a Draw

Associated Press

World chess champion Anatoly Karpov and challenger Gary Kasparov agreed to draw their 17th game of the world title match today, leaving Kasparov in the lead with a score of 9 points to Karpov's 8. Karpov offered to draw the game after Kasparov's 29th move with the white pieces. The next game of the 24-game match is scheduled for Saturday.

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