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The Tao Of Chess : 200 Principles to Transform Your Game and Your Life - Peter Kurzdorfer

The Tao Of Chess

200 Principles to Transform Your Game and Your Life

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Published: 12th July 2004
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Chess mastery has been recognized wince ancient times as an unparalleled way to learn political strategy, but until now no book has explored the life lessons chess teaches and how they can transform lives. In The Tao of Chess, Chess Master Peter Kurzdorfer seamlessly blends the wisdom of a time-honored spiritual quest for truth with 200 principles that will improve anyone's chess game. By following the author's principles, readers not only come to enjoy the game more, they also develop a habit of seeking underlying truth, whether in a chess game or a real-life situation. Authoritative and easy to follow, The Tao of Chess will turn every reader into a master strategist.

The board -- The pieces -- Development -- The center -- King safety -- Material -- Pawn structure -- Space -- Tempo -- Mobility -- Tactics -- Forcing moves -- Sacrifice -- Strategy -- Defense -- Calculation -- Piece and pawn cooperation -- Exchanges -- Planning -- Openings -- Middlegames -- Endings -- Know yourself -- Know your opponent -- Seeing ahead -- Courage -- Opportunity -- Trust -- Mistakes -- Reaction -- Fighting spirit -- The moment of decision -- Using time -- Thinking -- Concentration -- Patience -- Luck -- Practice -- Study -- Passion -- Knowledge -- Excuses.

ISBN: 9781440519000
ISBN-10: 1440519005
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 12th July 2004