ISBN: 9780713490046

Publication date: 27 Apr 2006

Author: Amatzia Avni

Master chess psychologist Amatzia Avni outlines a new approach to playing chess – be tricksy about your game, bend the rules where possible and always come out on top! Players of all abilities are urged, step-by-step, to unlearn everything they've learned so far and adopt a fearless attitude to the game. Every tip for bending the rules is included here with comprehensive illustrated games.Includes: ·The Nature of Tricky Chess: Virgin land • Raising the tension to boiling point • Coffeehouse chess • Not so elementary, my dear Watson • Peculiar moves ·Principled Issues of 'Tricky Chess': Twists and turns • The trap vs blunder dilemma • Methods of conducting 'tricky chess' ·Illustrative Games ·Assesment and Implementation: Evaluation of tricksy chess • Transforming into a 'tricky chess' player