by. Jeremy Silman. · Rating details · ratings · 42 reviews. How to Reassess Your Chess is the popular step-by-step course that will create a marked. The Reassess Your Chess Workbook; Jeremy Silman; pages; Siles Press, The definitive answer to my title line would be welcomed. My high school chess coach recommended I read this book and I was with Jeremy Silman on the entirely positional side and Michael de la.

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For instance, the first part is all about endgames. I have never read a better chess book in my life, and I doubt that I ever will. And he does so efficiently, by displaying general principles illustrated by games, analysed both by praxis and computer analysis, backed with exercises.

I’m certainly not claiming that I completely absorbed everything in this book; far from it. Aug 21, Anthea Carson rated it it was amazing. Since I found this book quite readable, anyone ranked about my level should do OK by this book. Like advanced support points. The definitive answer to my title line would be welcomed by players the world around. rewssess

KarikalI have that wonderfull book by Moskalenko, and this is the first time someone mentions it on a public forum! Dec 26, Sam James rated it really liked it Shelves: If you’ve ever had a look around for a good chess book, you’ve undoubtably run across at least a mention of this book.


I haven’t read it, so I can’t say whether it is appropriate.

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Showing of reviews. This is a true classic, and one that I highly recommend you tackle before going on to a more advanced work like Pachman or Euwe or Nimzovich.

Bishops like open diagonals and open position. If you’re working hard on your tactics and calculation, then once you’ve digested AM there are many excellent books that address positional play, Euwe’s 2 volume work is one and Pachman’s is another always good choice. This book seemed jerey me mostly fluff. To be fair, I did check this out from the library at the same time as “My System” so it may neremy suffered from comparison, but for that reason I would suggest that anyone considering this book should simply get that silma, it will turn out to be a much better investment.

Lots of themese are introduced, but the important thing is that you have to then solve some problems. The graphic designer should be commended.

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I just bought The Amateur’s Mind. Nevertheless, its main function is to address those who have achieved a certain level of play in the aforementioned range and are having difficulty improving. Anyway, good reading and enjoy! Jul 11, globulon rated it did not like it Shelves: Jul 15, Corey rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 5 comments. If the positional masterpieces of the chess legends have always been a mystery to you, if chess strategy has always been an unsolvable enigma, if you find yourself a positional pawn rather than a positional master, then How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th edition will prove to be a life-changing experience.


Many of the ideas are in algebraic chess notation, and unless you are particularly good at visualizing the board, you should probably have one handy. One of the best instructional books on chess I’ve ever read.

I think such master piece should come with a pgn link to help follow the book.

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Sep 3, 5. Sep 3, 3. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Developing Preventive Thinking by Mark Dvoretsky. Silman covers so many forms of imbalances and how to approach them that I’m tempted to say that he covers everything anyone could ever need out of a middlegame text. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Those are hour Silman introduced me to in The Amateur’s Mind. I think that’s what got me from s to s. Jeremy Silman is arguably the best chess author in history. Somewhat strangely, and seemingly out of place, is the section at the beginning of the book which details some endgame theory.

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