How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov
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How Life Imitates Chess
By Garry Kasparov

How Life Imitates Chess

Making the Right Moves, from the Board to the Boardroom

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How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov

Book Description

Garry Kasparov was the highest-rated chess player in the world for over twenty years and is widely considered the greatest player that ever lived. In "How Life Imitates Chess" Kasparov distills the lessons he learned over a lifetime as a Grandmaster to offer a primer on successful decision-making: how to evaluate opportunities, anticipate the future, devise winning strategies. He relates in a lively, original way all the fundamentals, from the nuts and bolts of strategy, evaluation, and preparation to the subtler, more human arts of developing a personal style and using memory, intuition, imagination and even fantasy. Kasparov takes us through the great matches of his career, including legendary duels against both man (Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov) and machine (IBM chess supercomputer Deep Blue), enhancing the lessons of his many experiences with examples from politics, literature, sports and military history. With candor, wisdom, and humor, Kasparov recounts his victories and his blunders, both from his years as a world-class competitor as well as his new life as a political leader in Russia. An inspiring book that combines unique strategic insight with personal memoir, "How Life Imitates Chess" is a glimpse inside the mind of one of today's greatest and most innovative thinkers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596913882
ISBN-10: 1596913886
Format: Paperback / softback
(208mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov grew up in Baku, Azerbaijan (USSR) and became the youngest ever world chess champion in 1985 at the age of 22. He held that title until 2000. He retired from professional chess in March 2005 to found the United Civil Front in Russia, and has dedicated himself to establishing free and fair elections in his homeland. A longtime contributing editor at "The Wall Street Journal," Kasparov travels around the world to address corporations and business audiences on strategy and leadership, and he appears frequently in the international media to talk about both chess and politics. When not traveling he divides his time between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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