Free Read [Biography Book] ß Karpov on Karpov: Memoirs of a Chess World Champion - by Anatoly Karpov Todd Bludeau Ø

By Anatoly Karpov Todd Bludeau | Comments: ( 826 ) | Date: ( Jun 18, 2019 )

One of the chess world s greatest champions describes his early start in the game, his winning of the world championship at age twenty four, his bitter rivalry with Gary Kasparov, and his encounters with Bobby Fischer.


  • Title: Karpov on Karpov: Memoirs of a Chess World Champion
  • Author: Anatoly Karpov Todd Bludeau
  • ISBN: 9780689120602
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Anatoly Karpov Todd Bludeau

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov He played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993 He held the title until 1999, when he resigned his title in protest against FIDE s new world championship rules For his decades long standing among the world s elite, Karpov is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time.



Comments Karpov on Karpov: Memoirs of a Chess World Champion

  • Mark

    I'd call this the worst memoirs I've ever read if I accepted that this sloppily written, turgid, disjointed tome deserves to be called a memoir. It is a bunch of claptrap, hastily written and produced to cash in on the publicity generated by the author's (fifth and last) match against Kasparov in 1990.I learned two things here about Karpov, apart from the fact that he's a horrible writer. One, that he is a vindictive fellow. He pours vitriol on Kortchnoi and Kasparov, based on highly doubtful an [...]


  • Dave Jones

    Interesting auto-bio on former World Champion Karpov. He was definitely the best player in the post-Fischer era. It was a HUGE disappointment that there was never a Fischer vs. Karpov match. This is the only book I've read that does not contain any game commentary by a chess-playing author. The book needs a lot more pictures.One thing that struck me is his animosity against Kasparov. His phrasing isn't strident but Karpov has a hard time taking responsibility for losing against Kasparov. Karpov [...]


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