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Find The Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov

256 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2010.

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The legendary Anatoly Karpov has won over 250 Grandmaster tournaments, many more than any other player in chess history. His games are characterized by the gradual and patient pushing of an opponent back to the wall, before finally finishing him off with a deadly blow. In this unique book, aimed at ordinary club players, Karpov gives a wealth of tips on how to incorporate this dramatic style of play into your own repertoire, through rigorous planning and evaluation of positions: looking at the fire-power of your forces, being aware of threats to your own king and how to safeguard it, and strategic control of open lines. Warmly and accessibly written, but with Karpov's usual air of authority, this book makes you feel as if you are spending an evening with the man himself, and will help you absorb a little bit of the Karpov magic.

ANATOLY KARPOV is a living legend; he dominated the chess world for over a decade as the world chess champion between 1975 and 1985. He is considered one of the very best positional players in the history of chess and is the author of several other chess titles.

ANATOLY MATSUKEVICH is a well-respected Russian chess writer, who is noted for the careful selection of instructive and entertaining games to illustrate specific chess themes.

Language English
Author Karpov, Anatoly
Mazukewitsch, Anatoli
Publisher Batsford Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 390 g
Width 15.6 cm
Height 23.4 cm
Pages 256
ISBN-13 9781906388683
Year of Publication 2010
Binding paperback

005 A correct plan is the route to success

007 Chapter One. With the sources 021 Chapter Two. Evaluating a position. Reference points 035 Chapter Three. The attractiveness of a concrete goal 051 Chapter Four. Reference point - Open lines 068 Chapter Five. Pawn structure. Weak and strong squares 097 Chapter Six. The centre and space 122 Chapter Seven. The most important law of chess 234 Solutions

Find The Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov