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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The examples are generally excellent, but Smyslov didn’t provide enough analysis for my money. If you wanted the same kind of thing but with more analysis then the Karpov book is exactly what you’re looking for. Karolyi’s Karpov book is truely amazing.
Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, With his fine endgame technique Anatoly Karpov managed to win positions which nearly everybody else assessed as a draw. Rf6 is a natural defense but it blocks the bishop on g7 and looks rather awkward.
The book is already showing a lot of promise as there is an Endgame Classification at the end where endgames are sorted by their type: In the extensively analysed examples, the author tends to rely heavily on allready publicized analysis by others I have been curious what he did find out, while analysing with Leko To make this reaction come to pass, Karolyi gives biographical material at key junctures and adds lots of interesting prose to the notes.
“Endgame Virtuoso, Anatoly Karpov” by 2 authors
Many more will be tossed out in the years to come! Published June 1st by New karpvo Chess first published March 31st There are two interesting options for black here that are not obvious at all. It seems like black has the upper hand here.
Tom marked it as to-read May 31, It seemed to me that, for the moment, the three mighty tomes listed above have given us all we need karpob the encyclopedic category. There are a lot of diagrams which usually means that they show critical positions and can be used as exercises.
By the way, although I have read and still occasionally use Smyslov’s endgame book, I was a bit disappointed by it. So, we anatoy reached the next diagram in the book which means it is another critical position. Raphael marked it as to-read Aug 07, Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov Read times.
I’m curious because my repertoire with Black is very similar to Karpov’s so the book could be even more useful He places the examples in four chapters: Apparently it covers critical games from Karpov’s career.
Want to Read saving…. This antoly is not yet featured on Listopia. Karolyi showed good sense with his design. Let us see what Karpov did. 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.
Want to Read Currently Endagme Read. Hello, Will nedgame to get this book by the sound of it, found Karolyi’s books on Kasparov excellent. Finally, one minor point about the sources listed. But I imagine that one endgame can take up to a few hours so it is unrealistic to study all of them unless you dedicate your life to this task. What else might one ask of a single piece?
Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso
If you have half an hour per day for studying endgames you will improve greatly in this part of the game. What percentage of the games have Karpov as Black? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Second the above comments.
John rated it really liked it Jul 14, So another book was written, another book was bought, nobody learned much, and the cycle repeated endlessly. Andrew Brown marked it as to-read Apr 28, Black has three ways of recapturing on c5, but virhuoso one is the correct one? I’ve been reading the book. And so, we finally come to the real topic of this review: Return to Book Page.
This book takes, for the first time, a closer look at his endgame skills, which have always remained something of an enigma, explaining the finer points better than Karpov himself has ever cared to do. Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov: The bright side is that you can go through the lessons without much effort as you study what you are in a mood to study.
But that may be simply a matter of taste Although from c1 the rook limits the bishop and the king, ties the rook to the defense and attacks the pawn. I had hoped for a classic and just got a good book. Lists with This Book. All of Karolyi’s book are great. I have all but the second Kasparov book now. Tobias Lindgaard added it Mar 28, I know, what a surprise!