The Genius and the Misery of Chess


# Paperback: 224 pages
# English
# ISBN-10: 0979148235
# ISBN-13: 978-0979148231
# 5.5" x 8.5"

The Genius and the Misery of Chess

by Zhivko Kaikamjzov

$ 19.95

We are used to reading about glorious feats by chess masters from the past, but we often are unaware that chess drove some unfortunate ones to nervous breakdowns, asylums, and poorhouses. In contrast, the lives of child prodigies, the wunderkinds of chess, typically have overflowed with success - these prodigies have achieved unbelievable sports feats at a very young age. Yet, sometimes the promising trajectory of the wunderkind clashes with fate, leaving the youngster to take on the unfortunate plight of a martyr, too.

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