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How Karpov Wins - 2nd Edition

Product Code: B0049DV

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Book Description

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.

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Author: Edmar Mednis
Publication Date: August 25, 2012
Notation Type: DN - Descriptive
Page Count: 400 Pages

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