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 posed another question: But that may be simply a matter of taste Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Rf6 is a natural defense but it blocks the bishop on g7 virhuoso looks rather awkward.

Bernardo is currently reading it Dec 27, Guardian Chess Book of the Year More from WIM energia. But what is really happening here?

JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, He has taken Karpov’s endgames and analyzed them in more depth than Karpov ever bothered to do. All of Karolyi’s book are karpovv. Return to Book Page.

Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do?

“Endgame Virtuoso, Anatoly Karpov” by 2 authors

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Once upon a time there were very few endgame karrpov in English.

Hello, Will have to get this book by the sound of it, found Karolyi’s books on Kasparov excellent. I’ve been reading the book. Rohan Shandilya rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Lists with This Book.


Of course it is easy to peek at the moves beneath the diagrams so you better cover the aatoly well to avoid the temptation. It seemed to me that, for the moment, the three mighty tomes listed above have given us all we need in the encyclopedic category.

So another book was written, another book was bought, nobody learned much, and the cycle repeated endlessly. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Open Preview See a Problem?

Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Tom marked it as to-read May 31, Second the above comments. But it is also somewhat uneven: I am a big fan of spontaneity and free style and not adhering to viftuoso plan, which has a lot of drawbacks — big holes in knowledge for example.

Refresh and try again. Then when it comes to the weaknesses on c4, a3 vs. Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov Read times.

There are two interesting options for black here that are not obvious at all. Randal Figgins marked it as to-read Sep 10, Recently, I started to write down how much time per day I study chess. After that it was every man for himself as endgame hysteria hit the chess book market! By the way, although I have read and still occasionally use Smyslov’s endgame book, I was a bit disappointed by it.

I will be consistent with the book and provide the diagrams where the book does. Books by Tibor Karolyi.

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

Black will lose the d6-pawn while white will lose the c3 — pawn. Published June 1st by New in Chess first published March 31st The examples are generally excellent, but Smyslov didn’t provide enough analysis for my money.


Try to come viryuoso with the solution for this diagram. Has anyone seen this New in Chess book from Tibor Karolyi? Then if you come up with some plan of how to cover all the relevant topics, the time will be even more productively spent.

All this is great stuff, but the author goes beyond the call anaotly duty when he analyzes each and every game with unparalleled depth. Many more will be tossed out in the years to come! To make this reaction come to pass, Karolyi gives biographical material at key junctures and adds lots of interesting prose endgaame the notes.

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 virtuoao ever cared to do. I missed some classic Karpov endgames, that might have suited the book better than some of the examples that where used. Karolyi’s Karpov book is truely amazing.