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How Life Imitates Chess is a book by former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. Kasparov uses his experience in playing Chess successfully as an. How Life Imitates Chess, by Garry Kasparov, It’s a book on decision making (it’s not really a book about chess) from a man who’s. ‘In this book, chess is a teacher, and I aim to show it is a great one.’ Garry Kasparov. Here Grandmaster and World Chess Champion Garry.

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How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves, from the Board to the Boardroom

Feb 14, Nick rated it liked it. It wasn’t until he found himself down that he realised his straightforward attacking strategy wasn’t appropriate. Gary Kasparov is a great chess player who may well despite the constraints of having devoted most of his life to chess might have meaningful things to say and entertaining ways to say them.

A comic-book genius who only read comic books, he became world champion and promptly retired. Some good anecdotes about strategy vs tactics, knowing how to keep a long term focus but maintain short term tactics to achieve success. Kasparov’s book has all the staples of the genre.

Chess in America is overshadowed by Bobby Fischer, a player perhaps even more gifted and charismatic than Kasparov. Grab a random treat from the archive. Apr 14, Pradip Caulagi rated it did not like it. I would transport a subtle reply by my opponent, which worked in one case, to another situation where it would naturally prove to be quite useless.

No, nel libro non ci sono assolutamente regole, tecniche di gioco o resoconti di partite di scacchi. Ironically, by his own admission, Garry has not done well in business and politics.

When such is the case, individuals rarely if ever opt for introspection to verify that they were correct. My favourite part in chapter 12 on “The Decision-Making Process” highlights the difference between process and content and the fact one must avoid using the same i.

If you want to initates some great chess stories disguised as a how-to guide for career management, this is the book for you. Della storia della sua vita? Trivia About How Life Imitates Most aspects of life are not formalised and are not played by two competitive individuals according to strict rules.


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We are supported by our members. Why pretend it is something else? Una joya de libro.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The former world chess champion from to and trainer of the current world chess champion delivers a friendly book not so much on chess but rather on what links the 64 squares with whatever lies outside.

For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. The book is divided into 19 chapters and the narrative roughly follows three streams; his chess career, life philosophy in general, and historical events such as wars or politics.

Di cosa parla il suo libro? The assumption is that if the money is won Garry was world numero uno for 20 years. 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: Another notable point mentioned in the book is the importance of not becoming your own enemy.

He was more fun when he was in the pawn squad

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. He was the one complaining, and most people thought Karpov had been granted a lucky escape. An inspiring book that combines unique strategic insight with personal memoir, How Life Imitates Chess is kaslarov glimpse inside the mind of one of today’s greatest and most innovative thinkers. Ideas that are haunting me are that ‘one needs to use one’s energy and take initiative’ and the whole innovation chapter, stating among other things that people are starting to think more like computers when playing chess, so as not analyzing the matches from the past as much when trying to come up with a strategy that suits the needs of the situation at hand.

Imitatfs, Garry is my childhood hero and an ever reoccurring idol, so there, I am a little biased, but more importantly he is a man who was one of the strongest players on Earth well before the age of 18 and the youngest World champion ever at only Filled with much kasparkv regarding the intricacies of life, How Life Imitates Chess sifts through Kasparov’s career in search for the gems of wisdom[syn] that not cheds helped him become a sharper, stronger, and more intuitive individual, but also kaspwrov into the importance of quality actions via precise decision making which undoubtedly help individuals rise to meet challenges as they go.


Part I is more generalized as Kasparov details broader concepts of the game including strategy and calculation.

Material is the assets one has, time is the amount of time it will take to complete a plan, and quality is the value of the plan or asset. It is Fischer who most Americans think of on the rare occasions they think of chess. Ideas piled up one after another.

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Kasparov went into the match underest Garry Kasparov, you will have noticed by now, is one of my heroes MTQ, he constantly tells you: However, in the book he tells us more than one of the mistakes hes made and how his work in chess helped him prepare for being one of the heads of the political reform for the post soviet democratic Russia. Like it says on the cover, Kasparov is a household name. As when you are playing I loved it.

If you are looking to unlock the secrets to a successful business career, look elsewhere. It is a muscle that can be developed only with constant proactive.

He lost another game, and since the match was first to six wins it seemed it was all over. If you value reason find out how to kaparov us today.