Endgame Virtuoso has 5 ratings and 0 reviews. With his fine endgame technique Anatoly Karpov managed to win positions which nearly everybody else. The book “Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov” by Tibor Karolyi and Nick Aplin is also published by New in Chess and features his best. Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov. jambyvedar. Jul 2, #1. I order the book. For those who have it, what do you think of the book? Log In or Join · Forums.

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Guardian Chess Book of the Year Hello, Will have to get this book by the sound of it, found Karolyi’s books on Kasparov excellent. Many more will be tossed out in the years to come! Slightly off content but there is now also an Edition Olm’s Best games book by Karpov. Discussion forum for ChessPublishing. Try to come up with the solution for this diagram. Once upon a time there were very few endgame books in English.

The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do? Going in such free style through the book the following position caught my attention. Thanks for telling us about the problem. As the game proved to be interesting we will explore it further! I’m curious because my repertoire with Black is very similar to Karpov’s so the book could be even more useful There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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I have Vasily Smyslov: What else might one ask of a single piece?

I will be consistent with the book and provide the diagrams where the book does. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Endgame Virtuoso: Anatoly Karpov – The Exceptional Endgame Skills of the 12th World Champion

Last week we looked at a book dedicated to chess endgames virtuoso Ulf Andersson. If you wanted the same kind of thing but with more analysis then the Karpov book is exactly what you’re looking for. Books by Tibor Karolyi. JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Second the above comments.

ChessPub Forum – Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

Tobias Lindgaard added it Mar 28, There are two interesting options for black here that are not obvious at all. I realize that Mr.

I’ve been reading the book. Recently, I started to write down how much time per day I study chess.

Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Black will lose the d6-pawn while white will lose the c3 — pawn. I count 41 games where Karpov had the Black pieces but the openings and early middlegames are completely unannotated so I’m not sure how much use this would be.


I know, what a surprise! The book focuses entirely on the deeply annotated endgames. What percentage of the games have Karpov as Black?

The downside is that the d6-pawn is backward.

Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

Want to Read saving…. It just seems wrong to have any other book called “endgame virtuoso”, even if it is by and about an endgame specialist.

I would imagine that the games themselves would be very instructive, but are the comments good? Paperbackpages.

Oct 7, For example, if it turns out that I study at least 2 hours per day then according to many strong players I am on a good track.

Karolyi talks about how when he was a trainer for Leko that the main thing that they worked on in the endgame was to go through many of Karpov’s endgames.

Apparently it covers critical games from Karpov’s career. Return to Book Page. And so, we finally come to the real topic of this review: All of Karolyi’s book are great.