Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen: His Extraordinary Skills Uncovered And Explained - Tibor Karolyi
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Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen: His Extraordinary Skills Uncovered and Explained. The title reveals a lot: this book is about the endgame technique of the world champion. The author shows the most interesting and instructive endgames of Carlsen, in chronological order. It carefully shows the long-term plans and how Carlsen patiently reaches his goals, as he improves the position little by little. By the way, if one likes to study only a certain type of endgame of Magnus, one will find a clear list at the end of the book.
Tibor Karolyi is a Hungarian IM who previously wrote a book on the endgame technique of 12th world champion Anatoly Karpov. He makes some great comparisons between the arguably the two best endgame players in the history of the game. He shows there a lot of similarities between the two, but also many differences. A must have, for those who want to learn how to play endgames in the most practical way, and want to learn it from the very best.