How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now, this fourth and final edition – COMPLETELY REWRITTEN. How to Reassess Your Chess has ratings and 42 reviews. Steve said: If you can Paperback, Expanded, Third Edition, pages. Published January 1st. 1 e4 Nf6 2 e5 Nd5 3 d4 d6 4 c4 Nb6 5 f4 dxe5 6 fxe5 Nc6 7 Be3 Bf5 8 Nc3 e6 9 Nf3 Be7 10 d5 Be2 O-O O-O f6 exf6 Bxf6 10 exd5 11 cxd5 Nb4.

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It opened my eyes to aspects of the game to which I previously had been oblivious. Certain terms from this book have become common terms used to describe chess concepts.

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IMRonilm 5 min ago. Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Are these improvisations or just parts?

Other Imbalances Imbalances in the openings: Oct 11, 4triplezed added it Shelves: Aug 19, Finlay added it. The guy teaches you how to state the situation in any moment of a game. One of the best and most instructive chess books ever written for the amateur player.

Books by Jeremy Silman. Anyone interested in a one-volume full-fledged chess handbook. Mar 22, 4. Never lose track of these weaknesses, as it is probably how you will need to pursue your plan. One of the best instructional books on chess I’ve ever read. I’m always interested in reports from the field. Is the “Sicilian french variation” the best variation in the Sicilian defence?


That is, it’s not the sort you read from cover to cover much like a lot of chess books.

By explaining the thought reasxess that go into a master’s choice of mov How to Reassess Your Chess is the popular step-by-step course that will create a marked improvement in anyone’s game. Silman has split this particular edition that I have into sixteen parts, each of which is thematically connected. Silman does claim that he completely rewrote the book knowing that of the dozen or so books he’s written, this is the one that will be around when he’s long gone: This is a very big advantage, specially in closed positions, where you can play cat and mouse, and “do in 20 what you can do in 2”.

And he does so efficiently, by displaying general principles illustrated by games, analysed both by praxis and computer analysis, backed with exercises.

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Silman changed the way I looked at chess positions. This is my second favourite chess book, 4tb other being Recognizing Your Opponent’s Resources: Arlen 2, 15 8.


This book is available chese both physical and electronic Kindle format – would you recommend the physical version over the Kindle version? I hope it’s a good investment! JiK it is interesting to know it, but then maybe what it’s wrong is naming that book an Nth edition. Most of these parts are further subdivided into chapters.

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I recently got the 4th Edition and the Workbook and pages compared to about in the original edition! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

PaperbackExpanded, Third Editionedigion. Whatever your mastery, you can nibble crumbs of know-how and insight useful in any level of competition. If you only have one chess book on your book shelf, this should be the one. It’s a waste of money, especially for someone rated The other editions are pretty much Silman saying the same things using different words and different examples.