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Description - Devious Chess by Amatzia Avni

Master chess psychologist Amatzia Avni outlines a new approach to playing chess - be tricksy about your game, bend the rules where possible and always come out on top! Players of all abilities are urged, step-by-step, to unlearn everything they've learned so far and adopt a fearless attitude to the game. Every tip for bending the rules is included here with comprehensive illustrated games. Includes: * The Nature of Tricky Chess: Virgin land * Raising the tension to boiling point * Coffeehouse chess * Not so elementary, my dear Watson * Peculiar moves* Principled Issues of 'Tricky Chess': Twists and turns * The trap vs blunder dilemma * Methods of conducting 'tricky chess'* Illustrative Games* Assesment and Implementation: Evaluation of tricksy chess * Transforming into a 'tricky chess' player

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713490046
ISBN-10: 0713490047
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 11mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Amatzia Avni

A psychologist by profession, Amatzia Avni is also a World Chess Federation Master who has participated in the Israeli Chess Championship final on five seperate occasions.