From the world-renowned chess teacher, a guide to applying the principles of the game to beating the competition in any endeavor.
Fluid and elegant, yet rigorous and rule-bound, chess is a game that seduces, confounds, and hooks. Now, world-renowned chess master and Fortune 500 business consultant Bruce Pandolfini shows readers how chess principles can be simply and logically applied to any business or life situation. No specific chess knowledge is needed, but after reading Every Move Must Have a Purpose, you will share with the most astute chess players the secret to thinking on your feet.
From the celebrated ‘chairman of the board’ comes the secrets of strategy that everyone will find useful, including:
Be aggressive, but don’t take unnecessary chances
Answer all threats with a counterthreat
When exchanging, always get at least as much as you give up
Crisply and engagingly written, with entertaining examples and chess anecdotes, Every Move Must Have a Purpose will improve your strategic thinking so you’ll never again debate your next move.