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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This repeats an earlier Best game book by Batsford for 43 games, with almost identical anotation for these games.

JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, I have all but the second Kasparov book now. No trivia or quizzes yet. Of course it is easy to peek at the moves beneath the diagrams so you better cover the moves well to avoid the temptation. The only downside is that after Nd5 black has to take allowing the d-pawn to become a passed pawn.

Tom marked it as to-read May 31, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It will also help with setting chess goals.

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I missed some classic Karpov endgames, that might have suited the book better than some of the examples that where used. Oct 7, There are two interesting options for black here that are not obvious at all. George Alexander marked it as to-read Oct 27, I am a big karplv of spontaneity and free style and not adhering to a plan, which has a lot of drawbacks — big holes in knowledge for example.


Hi, I agree this is a good book, and I support the recommendations. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, I realize that Mr. The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do? Black has three ways of recapturing on c5, but which one is the correct one? What about the kings? I had hoped for a classic and just got a good book.

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. Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, The answer seemed clear: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He places the examples in four chapters: But that question isnt answered.

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.

It is nice to have a plan of how one will study endgames and how much time one has on hand to study them. Preview — Endgame Virtuoso by Tibor Karolyi. But it is also somewhat uneven: I appreciate that the opening and middlegame are unannotated, but I’m interested in studying the endgames that arise from the openings I like to play What you know, you know Posts: Black’s king can enter the game via f7-e6 immediately, while white’s king is stuck on h2. Donald is currently reading it Apr 22, By the way, although I have read and still occasionally use Smyslov’s endgame book, I was a bit disappointed by it.


The downside is that the d6-pawn is backward. But what is really happening here? Raphael marked it akrpov to-read Aug 07, I believe that this is one of the best and fndgame instructive chess books ever written.

Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

I’ve been reading the book. Slightly off content but there is now also an Edition Olm’s Best games book by Karpov. Matthew added it May 22,