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The moves that matter : a chess grandmaster on the game of life, Jonathan Rowson

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The moves that matter : a chess grandmaster on the game of life
Title
The moves that matter
Title remainder
a chess grandmaster on the game of life
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Rowson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chess grandmaster reveals the powerful teachings this ancient game offers for staying present, thriving in a complex world, and crafting a fulfilling life. Refined and perfected through 1,500 years of human history, chess has long been a touchstone for shrewd tacticians and master strategists. But the game is much more than just warfare in miniature. Chess is also an ever-shifting puzzle to be solved, a narrative to be written, and a task that demands players create their own motivation from moment to moment. In other words, as Grandmaster Jonathan Rowson argues in this kaleidoscopic and inspiring book, there are ways to see all of life reflected in those 64 black and white squares. Taking us inside the psychologically charged world of chess's global elite, Rowson mines the game for its insights into sustaining focus, quieting our inner saboteur, making tough decisions, overcoming failure, and more. He peels back the beguiling logic of chess to reveal the timeless wisdom underneath. This exhilarating tour ranges from learning how to love our mistakes to considering why people are like trees; from the mysteries of parenting to the beauty of technical details, to the endgame of death. Throughout, chess emerges as a powerful and accessible metaphor for the thrills and setbacks that fill our daily lives with meaning and beauty
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowson, Jonathan
Dewey number
794.101/9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chess
  • Chess
  • Chess
  • Conduct of life
  • Rowson, Jonathan
  • Chess players
  • Rowson, Jonathan
  • Chess
  • Chess
  • Chess players
  • Chess
  • Conduct of life
  • Philosophy
  • Great Britain
Label
The moves that matter : a chess grandmaster on the game of life, Jonathan Rowson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2019 in Great Britain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-317) and index
Contents
Thinking and feeling -- Winning and losing -- Learning and unlearning -- Cultures and counter-cultures --Cyborgs and civilians -- Power and love -- Truth and beauty -- Life and death -- Moving on
Control code
on1042353674
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9781635573329
System control number
(OCoLC)1042353674
Label
The moves that matter : a chess grandmaster on the game of life, Jonathan Rowson
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2019 in Great Britain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-317) and index
Contents
Thinking and feeling -- Winning and losing -- Learning and unlearning -- Cultures and counter-cultures --Cyborgs and civilians -- Power and love -- Truth and beauty -- Life and death -- Moving on
Control code
on1042353674
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9781635573329
System control number
(OCoLC)1042353674

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