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Title:
How Karpov wins
Author:
Mednis, Edmar, 1937-2002.
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Edition:
Second, enlarged edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, 1994.
Physical Description:
xvi, 383 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486278810
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV1439.K37 M43 1994 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Newly revised, enlarged edition of first book on great Russian chess master focuses on the tactics, strategy and even psychological approaches employed by Karpov in winning against Bronstein, Smyslov, Browne, Gligoric, Spassky, Korchnoi and other greats. 100 games analyzed simply and clearly, showing exactly how Karpov won. Over 300 chess diagrams.


Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Who Is Anatoly Karpov?
Chapter 1 How Karpov Wins: Statistics, Reasons, Explanations
Chapter 2 A Star Is Born: Moscow 1971 International Tournament
Chapter 3 Another Tie for First: Hastings 1971-72
Chapter 4 Some Disappointments: Soviet Team Olympiad, Moscow 1972
Chapter 5 Leader of Students: Graz 1972
Chapter 6 A Fine Debut: Skopje 1972
Chapter 7 Successful U.S. Visit: San Antonio 1972
Chapter 8 Steady and Good: Budapest 1973
Chapter 9 Besting Grandmasters: Special USSR Team Matches, Moscow 1973
Chapter 10 Equal Best: Leningrad Interzonal 1973
Chapter 11 Great Team Player: European Team Championship, Bath 1973
Chapter 12 Second to Spassky: USSR Championship, Moscow 1973
Chapter 13 Player of the Year: Madrid 1973
Chapter 14 1 P-K4! Wins: Polugaevsky Match 1974
Chapter 15 Better Than Spassky: Spassky Match 1974
Chapter 16 Leader of Team: Nice 1974
Chapter 17 World Champion?: Korchnoi Match 1974
Chapter 18 Early Maturity: The World Champion Years
Chapter 19 Absolute Confirmation. World Championship 1981

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