Chess for Scoundrels – GM Nigel Davies

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[caption id="attachment_442775" align="alignleft" width="220"]<a href="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/chess-for-scoundrels-gm-nigel-davies.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-442775" title="Chess for Scoundrels - GM Nigel Davies" src="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/chess-for-scoundrels-gm-nigel-davies.jpg" alt="Chess for Scoundrels - GM Nigel Davies" width="220" height="304" data-wp-pid="442775" /></a> Chess for Scoundrels - GM Nigel Davies[/caption]

<strong>Psychology</strong> is one of the most important aspects of <strong>chess</strong>. Yet most players put themselves at a serious disadvantage by ignoring this aspect of the game.

Being ‘nice’ is all very well in civilian life. But in the war zone of the chessboard, a more ruthless approach is required.

The fact of the matter is that a good chess player must be something of a scoundrel in order to survive.

On this DVD, <strong>Nigel Davies</strong> discusses the various ways by which a player can conduct psychological warfare.

From inducing Pavlovian responses to insulting the opposition with provocative moves. A knowledge of these methods is essential for the serious tournament competitor if only to avoid becoming another victim.

[caption id="attachment_1829032" align="alignright" width="220"]<a href="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/nigel-davies.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-1829032" title="Nigel Davies" src="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/nigel-davies.jpg" alt="Nigel Davies" width="220" height="304" data-wp-pid="1829032" /></a> Grand Master Nigel Davies[/caption]
<h3>About the Author:</h3>
<strong>Nigel Davies</strong> was born in 1960. He has been an International Grandmaster since 1993 and is a former British Open Quickplay and U21 Champion.

Besides his playing accomplishments, he is an experienced chess coach with a unique understanding of club-level chess. Accordingly, he knows just what is likely to succeed.
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Chess for Scoundrels - GM Nigel Davies
Chess for Scoundrels – GM Nigel Davies

Psychology is one of the most important aspects of chess. Yet most players put themselves at a serious disadvantage by ignoring this aspect of the game.

Being ‘nice’ is all very well in civilian life. But in the war zone of the chessboard, a more ruthless approach is required.

The fact of the matter is that a good chess player must be something of a scoundrel in order to survive.

On this DVD, Nigel Davies discusses the various ways by which a player can conduct psychological warfare.

From inducing Pavlovian responses to insulting the opposition with provocative moves. A knowledge of these methods is essential for the serious tournament competitor if only to avoid becoming another victim.

Nigel Davies
Grand Master Nigel Davies

About the Author:

Nigel Davies was born in 1960. He has been an International Grandmaster since 1993 and is a former British Open Quickplay and U21 Champion.

Besides his playing accomplishments, he is an experienced chess coach with a unique understanding of club-level chess. Accordingly, he knows just what is likely to succeed.

System Requirements:

Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7 or 8.1, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.

Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive, and internet access for program activation.


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