Karpov's Strategic Wins 1 and 2 - Tibor Karolyi (2 books, Paperback)

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Karpov's Strategic Wins 1 and 2 - Tibor Karolyi (Both books)
Karpovs Strategic Wins 1 and 2 - Tibor Karolyi
The Making of a Champion (1961-1985) & The Prime Years (1986-2010)

Paperback, over 1000 pages combined!

Karpovs Strategic Wins 1 - The Making of a Champion (1961-1985) - Tibor Karolyi
458 pages

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 Karolyi explains Karpov's genius with a particular focus on Karpov's unrivalled grasp of strategy. Karolyi 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.

Karpovs Strategic Wins 2 - The Prime Years (1986-2010) - Tibor Karolyi
576 pages

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 Karolyi explains Karpov's genius with a particular focus on Karpov's unrivalled grasp of strategy. In this second volume, Karolyi has selected Karpovs 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.

About the Author
International Master Tibor Karolyi was Hungarian Champion in 1984 and is renowned as an author and trainer. He won The Guardian Book of the Year prize in 2007 (Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov) and coached Peter Leko when in the space of four years Leko went from promising junior to world class Grandmaster.

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