By Matthew Sadler,Natasha Regan
In this thought-provoking, wide-ranging and sometimes inspiring e-book, the authors study how chess kind and talents fluctuate with age. the normal knowledge is that higher adventure should still atone for a lack of younger strength, yet with such a lot of of the realm elite at the moment of their twenties, chess is more and more having a look like a tender man’s online game. via creating a variety of case experiences and interviewing avid gamers who've stayed powerful into their forties, fifties and past, the authors express intimately how gamers can steer their video games in the direction of positions the place their adventure can shine via. Interviewees include:
GM John Nunn
GM Yasser Seirawan
GM Nigel Short
GM Judit Polgar
GM Keith Arkell
GM Pia Cramling
FM Terry Chapman
GM Jon Speelman
GM Sergei Tiviakov
WIM Ingrid Lauterbach
By analyzing such a lot of features of chess, the authors have written a piece that finally ends up transcending its subject-matter, and turns into a textual content on how and why we like chess, the capability in which we will play effectively no matter what our age and point of play, and the way chess is actually a video game for life.
Matthew Sadler is without doubt one of the most powerful British gamers of modern a long time. Having develop into a GM in his youth, he two times received the British Championship and was once presented somebody gold medal on the 1996 Olympiad. After targeting an IT occupation for greater than a decade, he back to high-level chess in 2010 and speedy regained a place on this planet most sensible a hundred. Matthew’s struggles to deliver his online game again on top of things after his lengthy holiday have been a part of the foundation for this book.
Natasha Regan is a Women’s foreign grasp from England who accomplished a level in arithmetic from Cambridge college. whereas pursuing a winning profession as an actuary within the assurance undefined, she has raised a relatives and maintained a powerful curiosity in chess and different board video games, together with Go.
“Chess for all times, by way of a widely known Grandmaster and a Women’s foreign grasp with a powerful heritage in statistics and gaming, has lots to claim approximately how veteran gamers can use their adventure to make amends for a loss in younger strength. A e-book that may be learn with curiosity by way of many gamers (not purely these over 40!) for these rated 2000 on up” – IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states workforce Captain
“Chess for all times is not like the other chess booklet i've got visible. It addresses the topic of the way to maintain, and search to enhance, ones chess power all through lifestyles, regardless of the inevitable diminution of calculation skill. Sadler and Regan have produced an insightful research of how chess avid gamers of other kinds tailored to age and the development of concept. From this , and candid interviews of numerous retired gamers, they unveil a journey de strength of principles to think about utilising to one’s personal online game. this isn't a publication for the getting older – it is vitally a testomony to the price of expertise with classes for avid gamers of every age” – Ross Jackson, New Zealand Chess
“This is a superb and unique publication that may be absorbed on numerous varied degrees, from adopting the function model’s the way to go well with one’s personal video game to easily having fun with the hot interviews. hugely recommended.” – Sean Marsh, Chess Magazine
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Chess for Life by Matthew Sadler,Natasha Regan