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Description - How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov

In this book, chess is a teacher, and I aim to show it is a great one. Garry Kasparov orld Chess Champion Garry Kasparov shares the powerful secrets of strategy he has learned from dominating the world s most intellectually challenging game for two decades lessons about mastering the strategic and emotional skills to navigate life s toughest challenges and maximise success no matter how tough the competition. Drawing on a wealth of revealing and instructive stories, not only from his finest games, but also from a wide-ranging and perceptive knowledge of current affairs, Kasparov reveals the strategic ways of thinking that always give a player in life as in chess - the edge. We learn about the great figures of the game, and how their contests have shaped chess history; from Capablanca and Alekhine to Bobby Fischer and Kasparov s own nemesis, Vladimir Kramnik. With a raconteur s engaging charm, a great chess strategist takes us inside a brilliant strategic mind. As Sun Tzu distilled the secrets of the art of war and Machiavelli unveiled the lessons to be learned from courtly intrigue, Garry Kasparov a player whose record is likely never to be rivalled reveals how and wh

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099489863
ISBN-10: 0099489864
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Garry Kasparov

Born in Azerbaijan in 1963, Garry Kasparov became world chess champion at the age of twenty-two. He was world number one until his retirement from competitive chess in 2005; no previous champion has retained the No 1 position for anything like as long. He lives in Moscow.

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