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The Complete Chess Swindler

GM Smerdon does a comprehensive analysis of chess theft. With plenty of surprising examples and training exercises, the author identifies the four best friends of every con artist: the opponent's impatience, arrogance, fear, and the need to maintain control.

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Chess is a cruel game. We all know that feeling when your position has gone awry and everything seems hopeless. You feel like resigning. But don't give up! This is precisely the moment to switch to swindle mode.

Master the art of provoking errors and you will be able to turn the tables and escape with a draw or sometimes even steal the full point!

Swindling is a skill that can be trained. In this book, David Smerdon shows how you can use tricks from psychology to marshal hidden resources and exploit your opponent's biases.

In a lost position, your best practical chance often lies not in what the computer recommends, but in playing your opponent.

With an abundance of eye-popping examples and training exercises, Smerdon identifies the four best friends of every chess swindler: your opponent's impatience, their hubris, their fear, and their need to stay in control.

You'll also learn about such cunning swindling motifs as the Trojan Horse, the Decoy Trap, the Berserk Attack, and Window-Ledging’.

So, come and join the Swindlers’ Club, become a great escape artist and dramatically improve your results. In this instructive and highly entertaining guide Smerdon shows you how.

It 's David Smerdon is an Australian chess grandmaster and behavioral economist. In 2015 he published the highly successful chess opening book Smerdon's Scandinavian

Product Details
NC-4838

Data sheet

Product Type
Paper
Language
English
Theme
Miscellaneous
Level
Club
Author
David Smerdon
No Pages
368
Year published
2020
Measurements
17 x 23,5 cm
ISBN
9789056919115
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