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By Matthew Sadler,Natasha Regan

Shortlisted for the English Chess Federation publication of the 12 months Award: “Fascinating discussions on numerous matters, for instance: establishing offerings over the years and twiddling with a constrained beginning repertoire, function all through. A good written, invaluable and unique book.” - ECF Press Release

In this thought-provoking, wide-ranging and infrequently inspiring booklet, the authors learn how chess type and talents differ with age. the normal knowledge is that higher event should still atone for a lack of younger power, yet with such a lot of of the realm elite presently of their twenties, chess is more and more taking a look like a tender man’s video game. by way of creating a variety of case experiences and interviewing gamers who've stayed powerful into their forties, fifties and past, the authors convey intimately how gamers can steer their video games in the direction of positions the place their event can shine via. Interviewees include:
GM John Nunn
GM Yasser Seirawan
GM Nigel Short
GM Judit Polgar
GM Keith Arkell
GM Pia Cramling
FM Terry Chapman
GM Jon Speelman
GM Sergei Tiviakov
WIM Ingrid Lauterbach

By interpreting such a lot of facets of chess, the authors have written a piece that finally ends up transcending its subject-matter, and turns into a textual content on how and why we adore chess, the potential wherein we will be able to play effectively no matter what our age and point of play, and the way chess is actually a online game for life.

Matthew Sadler is without doubt one of the most powerful British gamers of modern a long time. Having turn into a GM in his youth, he two times received the British Championship and used to be provided somebody gold medal on the 1996 Olympiad. After targeting an IT occupation for greater than a decade, he lower back to high-level chess in 2010 and fast regained a place on the earth best a hundred. Matthew’s struggles to carry his online game again in control after his lengthy holiday have been a part of the foundation for this book.

Natasha Regan is a Women’s foreign grasp from England who completed a level in arithmetic from Cambridge college. whereas pursuing a profitable occupation as an actuary within the assurance undefined, she has raised a relations and maintained a robust curiosity in chess and different board video games, together with Go.

“Chess for all times, by way of a widely known Grandmaster and a Women’s overseas grasp with a powerful historical past in information and gaming, has lots to assert approximately how veteran gamers can use their adventure to atone for a loss in younger strength. A e-book that may be learn with curiosity via many avid gamers (not simply these over 40!) for these rated 2000 on up” – IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal profitable united states staff Captain

“Chess for all times is not like the other chess ebook i've got obvious. It addresses the topic of the way to maintain, and search to enhance, ones chess energy all through lifestyles, regardless of the inevitable diminution of calculation skill. Sadler and Regan have produced an insightful research of ways chess gamers of other kinds tailored to age and the development of concept. From this , and candid interviews of a number of retired gamers, they unveil a travel de strength of rules to think about employing to one’s personal video game. this isn't a ebook for the getting older – it is vitally a testomony to the worth of expertise with classes for avid gamers of every age” – Ross Jackson, New Zealand Chess

“This is a superb and unique ebook that may be absorbed on a number of assorted degrees, from adopting the position model’s easy methods to go well with one’s personal online game to easily having fun with the recent interviews. hugely recommended.” – Sean Marsh, Chess Magazine

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