Play Unconventional Chess And Win by Noam A. ManellaPlay Unconventional Chess And Win by Noam A. Manella

Play Unconventional Chess And Win

byNoam A. Manella, Zeev Zohar

Paperback | October 7, 2014

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The computer has changed the way top players think about chess. The silicon mind has no psychological barriers. It is "willing" to check moves that most humans, including top players, consider absurd and reject instantly. Thus this brave, new computer era inevitably leads to a reassessment of old axioms, principles and evaluations. In this book the reader will discover the incredible power unconventional moves can have. These moves contradict the most fundamental principles of the "old chess", and yet most of them played by leading grandmasters. At first sight these moves look so strange that the reader can not avoid asking, "Was this grandmaster was inspired or drunk?" The answer will definitely surprise you.
Noam A. Manella is a well-known expert in the field of creativity and author of The Creative Code. He's a chess study composer, whose works have received numerous awards. Zeev Zohar examined "The Influence of Computer Software on Top Chess Players' Creativity" as part of his MA studies at Tel Aviv University. His revolutionary findings...
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Title:Play Unconventional Chess And WinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9.27 × 6.75 × 0.89 inPublished:October 7, 2014Publisher:Everyman ChessLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781942048

ISBN - 13:9781781942048

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"This book is full of original ideas and great examples and I am sure that readers of all levels would benefit from it."
Boris Gelfand, world championship finallist 2012


"I am very happy to note that Noam A. Manella & Zeev Zohar are writing a very novel chess book. I am quite honored that a game of mine against Michael Adams finds a prime place in this book. "
Viswanathan Anand, World Champion 2007-2013