Move First Think LaterMove First Think Later.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Hendriks, W. Product Code: 9789056913984.
Category: MIDDLEGAME. Publisher: New In Chess.
Retail Price: AUD $39.95 (includes GST)
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The chess instruction establishment claims that all you need to do is concentrate on the characteristics of a position. Stick to some rules of thumb and good moves will pop up more or less automatically. But that is not how it works, finds International Master Willy Hendriks. Chess players, both weak and strong, dont first make a plan before looking at candidate moves. Trial and error is a very common and in fact highly effective way to get to the best move. In his journey into the chess playing mind, Hendriks uses recent scientific insights in the working of our brain. He raises a number of intriguing questions: Can you, too (whether you are talented or not), become a grandmaster? Why does a chess trainers advice often sound like a horoscope? Can you find strong moves by ticking off a to do list? Is it possible to reach master level without ever making a plan? Presents a wealth of valuable, nononsense training material. In this refreshing, entertaining and highly instructive book, Willy Hendriks shows how you can travel light on the road to chess improvement! Softback, 256 pages, 1st edition, Dimensions 171 x 233 x 16mm, 481g.
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