Creative Chess

Book Description

After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, flexibility, etc., are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking. With further chapters on techniques for developing creativity, analysis of particularly creative games and test-yourself positions, the author, an Israeli chessmaster, prominent study composer and organisational psychologist argues that you too can play creative chess.

About Avni, Amatzia

FIDE Master Amatzia Avni is a psychologist. He has written several acclaimed works on chess, including Creative Chess and Danger in Chess, both published by Cadogan.