Moscow city. The grand opening in the Column Hall of the House of Unions of the match for the title of world chess champion between three-time world champion A. Karpov and challenger G. Kasparov. Speakers: P. N. Demichev, V. Sevastianov, F. Campomanes, A. Karpov. International Grandmaster S. Gligorich conducts the draw. A. Karpov and G. Kasparov at the game. Grandmasters M. Taimanov, E. Gufeld, Y. Razuvaev and others in the press center of the championship are playing chess games, are reporting on the match. E. Gufeld in the Central Chess Club of the USSR is analyzing a chess game; Y. Averbakh, Y. Razuvaev comments on the game of the participants in the match. A. Karpov, his mother N. G. Karpova at home. Exposition of the Museum of Chess: paintings depicting L. N. Tolstoy, V. I. Lenin, A. M. Gorky playing chess.