Karpov's Strategic Wins: The Making Of A Champion 1961-1985 by Tibor KarolyiKarpov's Strategic Wins: The Making Of A Champion 1961-1985 by Tibor Karolyi

Karpov's Strategic Wins: The Making Of A Champion 1961-1985

byTibor Karolyi

Paperback | May 1, 2011

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Anatoly Karpov is one of the chess world’s greatest World Champions, with his prime strength being his subtle maneuvering and positional play. Many of his opponents have been baffled by the profundity of his strategies, but here Karolyi explains Karpov’s genius.

This volume features Karpov’s most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1961-1985 as the Russian star proved he was a worthy successor to Bobby Fischer’s title. The book starts with Karpov as a precocious youngster and tells the story of the making of a champion.

Tibor Karolyi of Budapest, Hungary, is an International Master, award-winning author and renowned chess trainer. Karolyi coached Peter Leko, a former World Championship challenger, during Leko’s teenage years when in the space of four years Leko improved from promising junior to grandmaster.
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Title:Karpov's Strategic Wins: The Making Of A Champion 1961-1985Format:PaperbackDimensions:460 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2011Publisher:Quality ChessLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:190655241X

ISBN - 13:9781906552411

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“It was a colossal undertaking and Karolyi spent several years studying his protagonist. He delivers a fascinating account of Karpov’s skills.”GM Lubomir Kavalek, Huffington Post “Karpov’s Strategic Wins Volume 1 is not only a tribute to Karpov’s strategic brilliance, it is also a fine instructive work... Many of the notes that Karolyi offers will be of great benefit to amateur players as well as professionals... Wonderful prose like this makes the book special... Karpov’s Strategic Wins Volume 1 belongs in every chess player’s library. Highly Recommended.”IM John Donaldson, jeremysilman.com