In the player’s mind
Poker and chess as a metaphor
How life imitates chess is the title of a famous book by Garry Kasparov, probably the greatest chess player ever. Together with poker, chess is an effective metaphor for our daily actions, inexorably linked to strategic choices, no matter if big or small ones, and to risk management. Alessio Valsecchi, International Master of Chess, and Luca Pagano, founder and first president of the Italian Poker Game Federation, share with us their insights.