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Publisher: Quality Chess, 2011 Edition: Paperback medium Items: 2 Pages: 1034 Language: English
Anatoly Karpov was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 and is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Award-winning author Tibor Károlyi explains Karpov’s genius with a particular focus on Karpov’s unrivalled grasp of strategy.
Karpov's Strategic Wins 1: Károlyi has selected Karpov’s most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1961-1985 as the Russian star proved he was a worthy successor to Bobby Fischer.
The book starts with Karpov as a precocious youngster and tells the story of the making of the champion. It concludes with Karpov losing his title to his nemesis, Garry Kasparov. (You need acrobat reader to view these pages)
Karpov's Strategic Wins 2: In this second volume, Károlyi has selected Karpov's most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1986-2010 when Karpov was battling with his young rival Garry Kasparov for chess supremacy.
It was during this period, at Linares in 1994, that Karpov achieved what is widely regarded as the finest ever tournament performance.