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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But he’d learned just fast enough, and he miraculously turned the tables. Both authors could learn from Benjamin Franklin who played chess frequently. Humbled by his chess prowess. Una joya de libro.

Otherwise I highly recommend this insightful book. It’sclear from this enjoyable offering that the champion’s gifts are not confined to the chessboard and those same qualities are now to be employed ksaparov making the planet lide more livable place. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. But did Tartakower make such a remark and, if so, where and when? So I was shocked to find myself thoroughly engrossed by Kasparov’s book, which is essentially an anatomy and vivisection of his personal genius, and rules he has generalized from that.

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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. A good deal is said on stepping out of your comfort zone, on how rivals help you grasp your own purpose, on dealing with crisis and growth, acknowledging failure as the case may be, and use it as a springboard to change gears and reinvent yourself.

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. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I once played for my school as a sacrificial pawn. Tactics are what you do when there is something to do. I personally have no enemies. When the match was declared null and void after 48 games the only time this has happened in World Chess Championship historythe score wasand Kasparov had the momentum.


Trying so hard to find an audience beyond the serious chess playing world with short attention spans and who maybe looking for an easy read is a difficult task.

Regarding this, Kasparov minces no words: 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.

A comic-book genius who only read comic books, he became world champion and promptly retired.

Or is it the opposite? We are supported by our members. Kasparov is an engaging writer, and he has several insights from his life as a chess Grand Master that translate well to other fields. How did Kassparov investigate and understand my strengths and weaknesses? We may assume that Franklin might have been the world champion at chess if he had felt the urge to competition.

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Lists with This Book. Franklin was a genius in many arenas, many we are still learning as pointed out in “Benjamin Franklin’s Numbers” by math teacher Paul Pasles. Return to Book Page. I liked the book, but the book has a very strong focus on Kasparov’s career as a chess player, but the applications in real life are not dealt too deeply in contrast to what the title suggests.

Nor would anyone who is not a chess buff buy it. He’s forced to concede that the raw imitatez which made him the best chessplayer in the world for 20 years isn’t as good in business or politics, where he’s failed to impress.

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Has any other chess, or chess-related, book been translated so many times? Throughout the book, Kasparov connects situations he has faced on the board with decision making and business strategy.

It is a muscle that can be developed only with cess proactive. Create a plan acco Definetly interesting read if you play chess. If you are looking to unlock the secrets to a successful business career, look elsewhere.

Nothing could be further from the truth. Feb 13, Zy Marquiez rated it it was amazing Shelves: In Franklin’s own words, “moderate your desire of victory over your adversary, and be pleased with one over yourself. It was Fischer who ,ife Boris Spassky in Iceland in the sporting contest that more than any other symbolised the Cold War.

Yet, after reading “How Life Imitates Chess,” with its solid advice to follow one’s own path, it’s eas to see how the road to personal growth and eventual fulfillment might suddenly come into view, sharp and focused.

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 lice even fantasy.

This book offers imutates insight into the mind of a grandmaster and relates the lessons of chess and life. Being flexible, focused and continually pushing forward even when you’re at the top will lead to success. Iimtates book has to be big. Ships from and sold by Kansas Academics.