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The Seven Deadly Chess Sins
by Jonathan Rowson


Overview - An investigation of the main reasons why chess players sometimes go astray - the seven deadly chess sins: Drifting (losing the plot); Perfectionism (leading to time trouble); Egoism (overestimating your chances); Failure to spot the critical moment; Deafness (failure to listen to intuition); Dogmatism (failure to think creatively or dynamically); and Attachment (to particular ideas).  Read more...

 
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Overview
An investigation of the main reasons why chess players sometimes go astray - the seven deadly chess sins: Drifting (losing the plot); Perfectionism (leading to time trouble); Egoism (overestimating your chances); Failure to spot the critical moment; Deafness (failure to listen to intuition); Dogmatism (failure to think creatively or dynamically); and Attachment (to particular ideas). This is a thought-provoking look at the psychological errors that lead chess-players to disaster and keep them from reaching their full potential.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781901983364
  • ISBN-10: 1901983366
  • Publisher: Gambit Publications
  • Publish Date: March 2001
  • Page Count: 207

Series: Scotland's Youngest Grandmaster Discusses the Most Common Ca

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