Can we borrow the playing chess experience and learn how to play as a grandmaster in life? Where can you draw the line between victory and defeat? Modern man – a vivid illustration of “combining incompatible." We have everything: experience from different spheres of activity, a variety of social roles, a need to feel comfortable and happy in the present moment, a desire for a better future. Every day we are faced with the task of reconciling all these conflicting elements. Is it possible? How to decide when the feelings say one thing, the logic says another, and we want to do something third? Vera will talk about how decision-making strategy players use in chess can be applied to business and everyday life.

Multiple times world champion in chess, the first Novosibirsk chess player who became an international grandmaster. Now interested in using chess strategies in business and life.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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