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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Carsten Hansen marked it as to-read Nov 12, Raphael marked it as to-read Aug 07, Finally, one minor point about the sources listed. Endgame Virtuoso by Smyslov.

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

Alborz Baghipour rated it really liked it Sep 26, I had hoped for a classic and just got a good book. More from WIM energia. I will be consistent with the book and provide the diagrams where the book does. But that may be simply a matter of taste As the game proved to be interesting we will explore it further!

John endgaem it really liked it Jul 14, It seemed to me that, for the moment, the three mighty tomes listed above have given us all we need in the encyclopedic category. To see what viruoso friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

I have Vasily Smyslov: Although from c1 the rook limits the bishop and the king, ties the rook to the defense and attacks the pawn. 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 It will also help with setting chess goals. Published June 1st by New in Chess first published March 31st Second the above comments.


Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov Read times. I believe that this is one of the best and most instructive chess books ever written.

Try to come up with the solution for this diagram. Going in such free style through the book the following position caught my attention. Tom marked it as to-read May 31, Return to Book Page. Oct 7, It just seems wrong to have any other book called “endgame virtuoso”, even if it is by and edngame an endgame specialist. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 30, Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Open Preview See a Problem?

Finally, in the last few years, larpov hell has broken loose and a virtual avalanche of endgame books has seemingly saturated the market. And so, we finally come to the real topic of this review: I would imagine that the games themselves would be very instructive, but are the comments good? He has taken Karpov’s endgames and analyzed them in more depth than Karpov ever bothered to do.

All of Karolyi’s book are great. Is this worth picking up? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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

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

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 endgake Karpov’s endgames. A highly instructive and entertaining book. 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.


No trivia or quizzes yet. JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, This repeats an earlier Best game book by Batsford for 43 games, with almost identical anotation for these games. Hi, I agree this is virtulso good book, and I support the recommendations.

“Endgame Virtuoso, Anatoly Karpov” by 2 authors

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. Many more will be tossed out in the years to come!

So another book was written, another book was bought, nobody learned much, and the cycle repeated endlessly. The goal is to use the learned information during my games — be it a specific position or general plan.

My goal is to extract the maximum out of the book having limited time for studying endgames and chess in general. Black’s king can enter the game via f7-e6 immediately, while white’s king is stuck on h2. Today we will look at a book dedicated to an endgame master known to all — Karpov. Hello, Will have to get this book by the sound of it, found Karolyi’s books on Kasparov excellent.