All the Wrong Moves

All the Wrong Moves An enthralling journey into the world of chess a story of heartbreak, obsession, failure, and the hunger for greatnessSasha Chapin is a victim of chess Like countless amateurs before him Albert Einstein, Humphrey Bogart, and Marcel Duchamp among them the game has consumed his life and his mind First captivated by it as a member of his high school chess club, his passion is rekindled during an accidental encounter with chess hustlers on the streets of Kathmandu In its aftermath, he forgets how to care about anything else He plays at all hours, for weeks at a time Like a spurned lover, he tries to move on, but finds the game seductive the he resists it.And so, he reasons, if he can t defeat his addiction, he can only succumb to it All the Wrong Moves traces Chapin s two year journey around the globe in search of glory He travels to tournaments in Bangkok and Hyderabad He seeks out a mentor in St Louis, a grandmaster whose personality is half rabbi and half monk, and who offers cryptic wisdom and caustic insults you re the best player in your chair His story builds toward the Los Angeles Open, where Chapin is outmatched and yet no less determined not to lose.Along the way, he chronicles the highs and lows of his fixation, driven on this quest by lust, terror, and the elusive possibility of victory More than a work of history or autobiography, All the Wrong Moves is a celebration of the purity, violence, and beauty of the game. New Download All the Wrong Moves [ Author ] Sasha Chapin [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • All the Wrong Moves
  • Sasha Chapin
  • 14 March 2018
  • 0385545177

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