Karpov's Strategic Wins 2 - The Prime Years (1986-2010) - Tibor Karolyi
softback, 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 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.
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.