Karpov achieved a decent position from the opening. Unfortunately, he’s playing too slow. His last move 24.Ne6 is a minor blunder which gave Black an advantage. It’s definitely not a resignable position. Therefore, I have to believe that he lost on time.

Karpov (2644) – Kasparov (2812) [D72]
Valencia match Internet Chess Club (1), 22.09.2009

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nb6 7.Ne2 c5 8.d5 0–0 9.0–0 e6 10.Nbc3 Na6 11.h3 exd5 12.exd5 Nc4 13.b3 Nd6 14.Bf4 b6 15.Qd2 Bb7 16.Rad1 Nc7 17.g4 Qd7 18.a4 f5 19.g5 Rad8 20.Bg3 f4 21.Nxf4 Nf5 22.Nb5 Nxb5 23.axb5 Nd4 24.Ne6 Black wins 0–1
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