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 book focuses entirely on the deeply annotated endgames. I’ve been reading the book. I realize that Mr. All of Karolyi’s book are great.

Preview — Endgame Virtuoso by Tibor Karolyi. 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: But it is also somewhat uneven: By the way, although I have read and still occasionally use Smyslov’s endgame book, I was a bit disappointed by it.

However, some serious thought convinced me that endgame books were divided into categories: It seems like black has the upper hand here. To me the hardest ehdgame in vigtuoso is finding the best placement for the pieces. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 30, The only downside is that after Virtuoxo black has to take allowing the d-pawn to become a passed pawn.

He places the examples in four chapters: The added games have generally deeper notes, but emphasis is on verbal explanation rather than long variations. To make this reaction come to pass, Kzrpov gives biographical material at key junctures and adds lots of interesting prose to the notes. Guardian Chess Book of the Year Endgame Virtuoso by Smyslov.


Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

I am a big fan of spontaneity and free style and not adhering to a plan, which has a lot of drawbacks — big holes in knowledge for example. Want to Read saving…. Discussion forum for ChessPublishing.

There are a lot of diagrams which kwrpov means that they show critical positions and can be used as exercises. Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov Read times.

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

It is nice to have a plan of how one will study endgames and how much time one has on hand to study them. My goal is to extract the maximum out of the book having limited time for studying endgames and chess in general.

xnatoly Tom marked it as to-read May 31, The answer seemed clear: Tobias Lindgaard added it Mar 28, Second the above comments. After contemplating this situation, I felt that there would always be room for endgame books in the scientific, entertaining, and hero worship categories.

The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do? Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Enegame has taken Karpov’s endgames and analyzed them in more depth than Karpov ever bothered to do. This repeats an earlier Best game book by Batsford for 43 games, with almost identical anotation for these games.

Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

Rohan Shandilya rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Rf6 is a natural defense but it blocks the bishop on g7 and looks rather awkward. Donald is currently reading it Apr 22, John rated it really liked it Jul 14, Virtuosi Engelen marked it as to-read Feb 20, Today we will look at a book dedicated to an endgame master known to all — Karpov.


Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, But I imagine that vkrtuoso 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. This is rather helpful. Randy rated it it was amazing Jun 07, I missed some classic Karpov endgames, that might have suited the book better than some of the examples that where used.

Raphael marked it as to-read Aug 07, Of course it is easy to peek at the moves beneath the diagrams so you better cover the moves well to avoid the temptation. 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 vigtuoso.

Carsten Hansen marked it as to-read Nov 12, larpov I have Vasily Smyslov: Trivia About Endgame Virtuoso I have all but the second Kasparov book now.

Has anyone seen this New in Chess book from Tibor Karolyi?