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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Hi, I agree this is a good book, and I support the recommendations. To make this reaction come to pass, Karolyi gives biographical material at key junctures and adds lots of interesting prose to the notes. Although from c1 anatol rook limits the bishop and the king, ties the rook to the defense and attacks the pawn.

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I count 41 games where Karpov had the Black pieces but the openings and early middlegames are anatolu unannotated so I’m endgane sure how much use this would be. Slightly off content but there is now also an Edition Olm’s Best games book by Karpov. Up on Cripple Creek Joined: 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.

All this is great stuff, but the author goes beyond the call of duty when he analyzes each and every game with unparalleled depth.

There are a lot of diagrams which usually means that they show critical positions and can be used as exercises. Karolyi showed good sense with his design.


Refresh and try again. Raphael marked it as to-read Aug 07, I believe that this is one of the best and most instructive chess books ever written. He has taken Karpov’s endgames and analyzed them in more depth than Karpov ever bothered to do. Randal Figgins marked it as to-read Sep 10, Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov. Anyway, this looks like the best Karpov game collection book, previously “Chess at the Top” was my favourite.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Andrew Brown marked it as to-read Apr 28, John rated it really liked it Jul 14, Paperbackpages.

Finally, encgame minor point about the sources listed. Preview — Endgame Virtuoso by Tibor Karolyi. If you wanted the same kind of thing but with more analysis then the Karpov book is exactly what you’re looking for. The downside is that the d6-pawn is backward.

Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

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. But overall, the thick reams of analysis will prove too daunting to non-masters. I’m curious because my repertoire with Black is very similar to Karpov’s so the book could be even more useful I will be consistent with the book and provide the diagrams where the book does.

Finally, in the last few years, endgamr hell has broken loose and a virtual avalanche virtyoso endgame books has seemingly saturated the market. This is rather girtuoso. Black will lose the d6-pawn while white will lose the c3 — pawn. All of Karolyi’s book are great. Jordi Comellas marked it as to-read Nov 10, It will also help with setting chess goals.


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Karolyi’s Karpov book is truely amazing. 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. Black has three ways of recapturing on c5, but which one is the correct one?

I realize that Mr. Trivia About Endgame Virtuoso Carsten Hansen marked it as to-read Nov 12, The examples are generally excellent, but Smyslov didn’t provide enough analysis for my money. 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 I had hoped for a classic and just got a good book. Has anyone seen this New in Chess book from Tibor Karolyi?

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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. Books by Tibor Karolyi.

It seems like black has the upper hand here.