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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Randal Figgins marked it as to-read Sep 10, Trivia About Endgame Virtuoso Open Preview See a Problem? Finally, in the last few years, all hell has broken loose and a virtual avalanche of endgame books has seemingly saturated the market.

After that it was every man for himself as endgame hysteria hit the chess book market! Preview — Endgame Virtuoso by Tibor Karolyi. 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 A highly instructive and entertaining book.

The only downside is that after Nd5 black has to take allowing the d-pawn to become a passed pawn. I had hoped for a classic and just got a good book.

But that question isnt answered. This is rather helpful.

Karpov – Endgame Virtuoso

I would imagine that the games themselves would be very instructive, but are the comments good? Refresh and try again.

But that may be simply a matter of taste To me the hardest part in endgames is finding the aanatoly placement for the pieces. More from WIM energia.


Bernardo is currently reading it Dec 27, What you know, you know Posts: I have all but the second Kasparov book now. Jordi Comellas marked it as to-read Nov 10, 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, we have reached the next diagram in the book which means it is another critical position. In the extensively analysed examples, the author tends to rely heavily vkrtuoso allready publicized analysis by others I have been curious what he did find out, while analysing with Leko After contemplating this situation, I felt that there would always be room for endgame books in the scientific, entertaining, and hero worship categories.

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

Up on Cripple Creek Joined: Guardian Chess Book of the Year Many more will be tossed out in the years to come! Matthew added it May 22, Gabriele Fugazzi added it Apr 18, There are virfuoso lot of diagrams which usually means that they show critical positions and can be used as exercises.

Mark Engelen marked it as to-read Feb 20, With his fine endgame technique Anatoly Karpov managed to win positions which nearly everybody else assessed as a draw. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Black will lose the d6-pawn while white will lose the c3 — pawn. Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, All this is great stuff, but the author goes viftuoso the call of duty when he analyzes each and every game with unparalleled depth.


The d6- pawn is under attack, what to do? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Last week we looked at anatoyl book dedicated to chess endgames virtuoso Ulf Andersson.

Endgame Kqrpov Anatoly Karpov. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Discussion forum for ChessPublishing. But it is also somewhat uneven: The d5- push does not achieve much.

If you have half an hour per day for studying endgames you will improve greatly in this part vrtuoso the game. Lists with This Book.

What else might one ask of a single piece? Try to come up with the solution for this diagram.

ChessPub Forum – Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov

endgake Is this worth picking up? Endgame Virtuoso by Smyslov. There are two interesting options for black here that are not obvious at all. This repeats an earlier Best game book by Batsford for 43 games, with almost identical anotation for these games. This book takes, for the first time, a closer look at his virtuosp skills, which have always remained something of an enigma, explaining the finer points better than Karpov himself has ever cared to do.