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Devious Chess: How to Bend the Rules and Win [9780713490046]

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Master chess psychologist Amatzia Avni outlines a new approach to playing chess - be tricksy about your game, bend the rules where possible and always come out on top! Players of all abilities are urged, step-by-step, to unlearn everything they've learned so far and adopt a fearless attitude to the game. Every tip for bending the rules is included here with comprehensive illustrated games.

Includes:

  • The Nature of Tricky Chess: Virgin land * Raising the tension to boiling point * Coffeehouse chess * Not so elementary, my dear Watson * Peculiar moves
  • Principled Issues of 'Tricky Chess': Twists and turns * The trap vs blunder dilemma * Methods of conducting 'tricky chess'
  • Illustrative Games
  • Assesment and Implementation: Evaluation of tricksy chess * Transforming into a 'tricky chess' player

AUTHOR: A psychologist by profession, Amatzia Avni is also a World Chess Federation Master who has participated in the Israeli Chess Championship final on five seperate occasions.
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9780713490046
ISBN13:
9780713490046
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Author:
Amatzia Avni
Publisher:
Batsford Ltd
Publication:
27-Apr-2006
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
144
Weight:
800 Grams