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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If you want to read some great chess stories disguised as a how-to guide for career kzsparov, this is the book for you. He makes no fuss about holding life infinitely more complex than chess.

Kasparov offers some gobbets of useful advice — but most of them will be found in other self-improvement books, unmixed with chess palaver. So I read this book even though I am not such a big fan of “the boardroom.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. He held his crown for a really long kaspsrov and I’ve been reading this for two years. Un libro interessante, questo di Kasparov, scritto in modo facile e scorrevole.

To see what your friends thought of this book, lifd sign up. 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. Not only it was one of my favorite books of lately probably since Bill Simmons Book of Basketballand not only because I am a chess player myself, but the book can be read by anyone, wether a chess player or not, and be enjoyed also.


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. An example mentioned by us see above concerns the spurious Spielmann quotation.

Someone may make a very poor choice, and still end up winning untold sums of money. To that effect, Kasparov makes it a point to go into why constant self-analysis is essential not only to survive kaspparov the world, but in fact to thrive.

Jun 22, Dayana rated it it was amazing. I got very sidetracked.

Garry Kasparov is not only considered the Michael Jordan of Chess, he also does not have any cold feet in self proclaiming him so. Books by Garry Kasparov. Dec 17, Olegas rated it really liked it Shelves: When such is the case, individuals rarely if ever opt kasprov introspection to verify that they were correct. I finished this book a long time ago, however its messages remain clear in my mind.

He was more fun when he was in the pawn squad

May 15, Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: But there is no way Kasparov could write a book that is not for chess buffs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. How Life Imitates Chess: This book has a lot of chess history and for those who are interested in the game there may ,asparov some exciting moments. Hardcoverpages. As intimated above, quotes are particularly numerous in Heinemann, with sets of four on some pages. Humbled by his chess prowess. Slowly, chapter imitatse chapter, always taking some time off to think and ponder.


Part III approaches situations with the mind as Kasparov elaborates on success and intuition. Kasparov’s book has all the staples of the genre. Both books completely ignore the idea of cooperation.

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Meeting one’s heroes is debilitating, but reading their business books is mortifying. He’s forced to concede that the raw aggression 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. If you are looking for advice on how to evaluate your decisions, then this book is for you! A longtime contributing editor at The Wall Street JournalKasparov travels around the world to address corporations and business audiences on strategy and leadership, and he appears frequently in the international media to talk about both chess and politics.

Le recomiendo el libro a todos los jugadores de ajedrez, desde jugadores profesionales a casuales.