Publisher: Batsford, 2007 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 9780-7134-8984-2 Pages: 336 Language: English
Garry Kasparov has dominated the world of competitive chess for longer than any world champion. The period 1999–2005 represents one of the most fascinating and controversial phases of his career, including repeated and frustrated attempts to reunify the world championship. Following the recent announcement of his retirement, this must-have guide is a celebration of the final years of one of the greatest players of our time.
A large selection of games are covered, accompanied by in-depth annotation and analysis. Including games right up to the eve of his retirement, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide available, representing an unrivalled opportunity to draw on Kasparov's phenonemal experience on the chess board. Including extensive and fresh analysis of the classic Kasparov-Topalov (Wijk aan Zee 1999)!
About the Author: Tibor Károlyi is an International Master, former Hungarian champion and Grandmaster chess trainer. He is also a chess writer who regularly contributes to a number of British and European magazines. He is the author of Judit Polgar: Princess of Chess (ISBN 0713488905) also published by Batsford. He lives in Hungary. Nick Aplin is a highly respected chess player and writer. He lives in Singapore.
John Ostriker, ChessCafe: "An outstanding achievement, a real teaching book."