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:
- Be aggressive, but don't take any unnecessary chances.
- Play the board, not the player.
- Answer all threats with a counter-threat.
- 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.