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The Tao Of Chess : 200 Principles to Transform Your Game and Your Life.

Author: Peter Kurzdorfer
Publisher: Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kurzdorfer, Peter.
Tao Of Chess : 200 Principles to Transform Your Game and Your Life.
Cincinnati : F+W Media, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kurzdorfer
ISBN: 9781440519000 1440519005 9781440519017 1440519013
OCLC Number: 767501808
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Technical Matters; Chapter 1: The Board; Chapter 2: The Pieces; Chapter 3: Development; Chapter 4: The Center; Chapter 5: King Safety; Chapter 6: Material; Chapter 7: Pawn Structure; Chapter 8: Space; Chapter 9: Tempo; Chapter 10: Mobility; Chapter 11: Tactics; Chapter 12: Forcing Moves; Chapter 13: Sacrifice; Chapter 14: Strategy; Chapter 15: Defense; Chapter 16: Calculation; Chapter 17: Piece and Pawn Cooperation; Chapter 18: Exchanges; Chapter 19: Planning; Chapter 20: Openings; Chapter 21: Middlegames; Chapter 22: Endings. Part II: Human MattersChapter 23: Know Yourself; Chapter 24: Know Your Opponent; Chapter 25: Seeing Ahead; Chapter 26: Courage; Chapter 27: Opportunity; Chapter 28: Trust; Chapter 29: Mistakes; Chapter 30: Reaction; Chapter 31: Fighting Spirit; Chapter 32: The Moment of Decision; Chapter 33: Using Time; Chapter 34: Thinking; Chapter 35: Concentration; Chapter 36: Patience; Chapter 37: Luck; Chapter 38: Practice; Chapter 39: Study; Chapter 40: Passion; Chapter 41: Knowledge; Chapter 42: Excuses; About the Author.

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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 e.

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