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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Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

I missed some classic Karpov endgames, that might have suited the book better than some of the examples that where used. Black will lose the d6-pawn while white will lose the c3 — pawn. Mark Engelen marked it as to-read Feb 20, Bernardo is currently reading it Dec 27, Randal Figgins marked it as to-read Sep 10, Rohan Shandilya rated it it was amazing Sep 25, The only downside is that after Nd5 black has to take allowing the d-pawn to become a passed pawn.

My goal is to extract the maximum out of the book having limited time for studying endgames and chess in general. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Endgame Virtuoso Qnatoly Karpov: Although from c1 the rook limits the bishop and the king, ties the rook to the defense and attacks the pawn.

It seemed to me that, for the moment, the three mighty tomes listed above have given us all we need in the encyclopedic category. Then if you come up with some plan of how to cover all the relevant topics, the virtuso will be even more productively spent.


Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is nice to have a plan of how one will study endgames and how much time one has on hand to study them. Rf6 is a natural defense but it blocks the bishop on g7 and looks rather awkward. 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To me the hardest part in endgames is finding the best placement for the pieces.

However, some serious thought convinced me that endgame books were divided into categories: To ask other readers questions about Endgame Virtuosoplease sign up. The downside is that the d6-pawn is backward. Jordi Comellas marked it as to-read Nov 10, It just seems wrong to have any other book called “endgame virtuoso”, even if it is by and about an endgame specialist. 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. Guardian Chess Book of the Year What else might one ask of a single piece? The examples are generally excellent, but Smyslov didn’t provide enough analysis for my money. I have all but the second Kasparov book now. I will be consistent with the book and provide the diagrams where the book does. Finally, in the last few years, all hell has broken loose and a virtual avalanche of endgame books has seemingly saturated the market.

Many more will be tossed out in the years to come! This posed another question: Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov Read times. The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do? With his fine endgame technique Anatoly Karpov managed to win positions which nearly everybody else assessed as a draw.


Up on Cripple Creek Joined: I realize that Mr. To see what your friends thought of this enddgame, please sign up. JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Randy rated it it was amazing Jun 07, In the extensively analysed examples, the author tends to rely eendgame on allready publicized analysis by others I have been curious what he did find out, while analysing with Leko 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.

The answer seemed clear: The added games have generally deeper notes, but emphasis is on verbal explanation rather than long variations.

“Endgame Virtuoso, Anatoly Karpov” by 2 authors

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: As the game proved to be interesting we will explore it further! Recently, I started to write down how much time per day I study chess. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. For example, if it turns out that I study at least 2 hours per day then according to many strong players Virtoso am on a good track.

Preview — Endgame Virtuoso by Tibor Karolyi. To make this reaction come to pass, Karolyi gives biographical material at key junctures and adds lots of interesting prose to the notes.

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