How Life Imitates Chess has ratings and reviews. Manny said: Garry Kasparov, you will have noticed by now, is one of my heroes but, all the. 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.

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Kasparov clearly started the project with high hopes.

He was more fun when he was in the pawn squad

Each of these life-lessons helped him grow in countless ways, regardless whether it was facing dismal defeats, or manifesting intense resounding victories. Or is it the opposite? He held his crown for a really long time and retired as the player with the strongest FIDE raiting at the time in a mental game that is less about chance than any other.

The man who also knows why will always be his boss”. I found his arguments rather weak and far fetched – when he tries to apply his reasoning from chess to business and politics and even physics.

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

Filled with much erudition regarding the intricacies of life, How Life Imitates Chess sifts through Kasparov’s career in search for the gems of wisdom[syn] that not only helped him become a sharper, stronger, imktates more intuitive individual, but also dives into the importance of quality actions via precise decision making which How Life Imitates Chess by former World Chess Champion and grandmaster Garry Kasparov does an incisive job of showing how life is a mirror for chess.


More, Kasparov is a gruffy voice you enjoy hearing while reading: If you are looking to unlock the secrets to a successful business career, look elsewhere. As when you are playing I loved it.

Books by Garry Kasparov. Jow trivia or quizzes yet. Kasparov had every reason to be proud of his achievement, which was as much about overcoming himself as about overcoming his adversary.

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

And not being able to use logic is downright disastrous since your mental precision is only a shade of its true power. And when they think of Fischer, they think of fruitcake. Topics Sport and leisure books The Gear. But he’s working against his own fundamental principles, and he hates it.

He wants to show you how the skills you pick up from top-level chess can translate into understanding of life in general, and his ilfe case study, organised around his first World Championship match against Karpov, is inspiring.

Le letture si richiamano sempre tra loro; e infatti sono stato arrivato a questo libro leggendo la “Storia parziale delle cause perse”, dove il personaggio descritto nel romanzo si ispira proprio a Kasparov.

Well, Garry kasparlv 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 Want to Read saving…. He had to work very hard to catch up: It is not only ches the ways in which chess, per se, can enrich a teenager’s life. Your greatest strength is the ability to absorb and synthesize patterns, methods, and information.

How Life Imitates Chess is one of the most exhausting books I have read. Kasparov offers some gobbets of useful advice — but most of them will be found in other self-improvement books, unmixed with chess palaver. Jun 27, Guillermo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


There is nothing wrong with the book, its mildly entertaining and there are a few satisfying anecdotes or mil 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.

How did I push myself? He makes no fuss about holding life infinitely more complex than chess. Find weak umitates in enemy position available opportinitiesstrong points in your position your talents and knowledge.

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Edmund Clark’s eerily mundane collection of photographs and documents reveals the sinister reality of suspected terrorists confined without trial in suburbia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 12, John rated it liked it Shelves: You need to learn a lot if you want to get a good position in the middlegame.

The only ‘flaw’ I would find is the obvious plea to the business audience Throughout the book, Kasparov connects situations he has faced on the board with decision making and hoq strategy.

You may not have the penchant for thoughtfully attacking obstacles that Kasparov had in chess, and has now in freedom-focused political activism that puts him at dangerous odds with with the oligarchs in his home country, but you can learn from him.

His later book “Deep Thinking” is much better in that regard. We reached a very complicated position where I was intending to sacrifice a knight. Self-awareness and peak performance go hand in hand, as many of you know, and because of this he urges cess to become conscious of our inherent decision making process and strive to polish it to become wiser.

Nor would anyone who is not a chess buff buy it. It is a muscle that can be developed only with constant proactive.