I had always felt that Karpov can feel me. What I wanted, what I planned, how I played. He had a sense for it or a feeling.
You mean Karpov has psychic abilities?
I just wanted to make sure.
This is what I am talking about for more than ﬁve minutes!
And he manipulated you.
I am not an expert in parapsychology. I’m more the object of this madness. Or rather, I was.
Excerpts from a long interview with chess legend Viktor Kortschnoi.
Editors: Georg Diez and Christopher Roth
Designers: David Knowles and Petra Langhammer
Producer: Sandra von Mayer-Myrtenhain
Editorial Assistance: Mei-Lun Xue