By Matthew Sadler,Natasha Regan
In this thought-provoking, wide-ranging and sometimes inspiring e-book, the authors study how chess variety and skills differ with age. the traditional knowledge is that higher event may still make amends for a lack of younger strength, yet with such a lot of of the realm elite at present of their twenties, chess is more and more taking a look like a tender man’s video game. through creating a variety of case experiences and interviewing avid gamers who've stayed robust into their forties, fifties and past, the authors exhibit intimately how avid 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 reading such a lot of elements 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 ability wherein we will play effectively no matter what our age and point of play, and the way chess is really a video game for life.
Matthew Sadler is among the most powerful British gamers of modern many years. Having develop into a GM in his teenagers, he two times gained the British Championship and was once provided a person 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 fast regained a place on this planet most sensible a hundred. Matthew’s struggles to carry his video game again on top of things after his lengthy holiday have been a part of the muse for this book.
Natasha Regan is a Women’s overseas grasp from England who accomplished a level in arithmetic from Cambridge collage. whereas pursuing a winning occupation as an actuary within the coverage undefined, she has raised a kin 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 information and gaming, has lots to claim approximately how veteran gamers can use their event to make amends for a loss in younger strength. A booklet that may be learn with curiosity by way of many avid gamers (not merely these over 40!) for these rated 2000 on up” – IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal profitable united states group Captain
“Chess for all times is in contrast to the other chess booklet i've got visible. It addresses the topic of ways 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 ways chess gamers of alternative types tailored to age and the development of concept. From this , and candid interviews of numerous retired avid gamers, they unveil a travel de strength of principles to contemplate utilising to one’s personal video game. this isn't a ebook for the getting older – it is very a testomony to the worth of expertise with classes for gamers of every age” – Ross Jackson, New Zealand Chess
“This is a superb and unique booklet that may be absorbed on numerous assorted degrees, from adopting the position model’s how 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