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Post  ardhitamus on Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:02 am

Hello guys, I am a new member from Indonesia. I found this forum about one and a half month ago, and i was and still am very grateful for every chess material that you guys have posted. As token of appreciation and gratitude I have four books in a single RAR archive. You need password to unlock the files which you can find at the end of the post as well as the download link. ENJOY.Books on Anatoly Karpov and Books by Anatoly Karpov Karpov14
Books on Anatoly Karpov and Books by Anatoly Karpov Karpov15
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Post  ChessCaissa on Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:59 am

There are many more books about and by Karpov.
If anyone is interested, I can upload them.
By the way, it was Karpov's bad luck to have held the throne between two charismatic icons of the game, Fischer and Kasparov.
However, with the passing of time his greatness as a most accomplished positional champion becomes clearer and clearer, and a study of his games is most rewarding.
On the other hand, some of this books were apparently ghost-written, and are of low quality, unfortunately.

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Post  Guest on Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:09 am

I recently received a copy of Chess is My Life, which was co-written along with Aleksandr Roshal (he probably wrote the entire book).

The book portrays Karpov is a very flattering light.  Almost sickening in its praise! The chapters regarding the 1974 Candidates' Final (especially, chapter 4) pretty much character assassinate Victor Korchnoi. No wonder he left the Soviet Union. Botvinnik is not very kind to Korchnoi in his comments either. Not a very fair portrayal considering Korchnoi lost by the slimmest margin, 12.5-11.5 in 1974.

A very disappointing read.

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Post  vm on Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:42 am

Is there available Karpov's Best Games by Edition Olms (Progress In chess) ?

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Post  vm on Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:44 am

Guys hello,

Any update on this book?


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Post  vm on Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:45 am

@FutureJim
Is it possible to upload the list of the games analyzed in the book?
Are there new games or the same games that exist in his other best games collections?


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Post  Guest on Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:26 pm

I will post a list of the games for you when I return home (currently completing a site plan in southern Saskatchewan, Canada). Many of the games (in descriptive notation) have no notes.

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Post  Classicism on Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:00 am

Hi , it is possible to find the book of Botvinnik on Karpov matches ?

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Post  ChessCaissa on Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:52 am

Classicism wrote:Hi , it is possible to find the book of Botvinnik on Karpov matches ?


PDF (3.2 mb):
http://rgho.st/8PbKDJZPS

Thanks to the original uploader! sunny





Anatoly Karpov: His Road to the World Championship by M. M. Botvinnik (1-Sep-1978) Paperback Paperback – 1600
by M. M. Botvinnik (Author)

Product details
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Publisher: Pergamon Press; First Edition edition (Sept. 1978) (1600)
ASIN: B013J92CHW


An Amazon reader:

"I purchased this book recently at a local used book store, just a few blocks away from the University of Chicago campus: Thus, it can be found though it may take some effort. Nonetheless, if you manage to find it, you will think your toil well rewarded, for this is an excellent book---one of the great Botvinnik's last works. It features good analysis of some of the most well know and studied games in the history of chess---for example, Polugaevsky Karpov, 2nd match game and Karpov Spassky 8th and llth match games. The author and interesting subject matter make this a worthwhile read."

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Post  eiger on Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:44 pm

ardhitamus wrote:Hello guys, I am a new member from Indonesia. I found this forum about one and a half month ago, and i was and still am very grateful for every chess material that you guys have posted. As token of appreciation and gratitude I have four books in a single RAR archive. You need password to unlock the files which you can find at the end of the post as well as the download link. ENJOY.Books on Anatoly Karpov and Books by Anatoly Karpov Karpov14
Books on Anatoly Karpov and Books by Anatoly Karpov Karpov15
Books on Anatoly Karpov and Books by Anatoly Karpov Findth12
PASSWORD: gensunasumus
DOWNLOAD LINK: https://mega.nz/#!Y1EnXJQY!Vp94O9iQtkhASHBQ_Yp-y8DVEsccZfTxYkSr4YKlO6g
Thank you very much!

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