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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How to Reassess Your Chess is the popular step-by-step rewssess that will create a marked improvement in anyone’s game. Thus, I have owned, read, and taught from a LOT of chess books.

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It has vastly improved my game but more importantly the enjoyment of the game! But the book stands very well on its own and has a broader and more instructive set of positions than its predecessor.

Can reasseas a Knight. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Am lookin forward to the 5th Ed.

The third point is a shallow one. Don’t allow him to castle. Excellent bookexcellent modern ideas I think that’s what got me from s to s. By explaining the thought processes 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.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Thanks for the input. Since I found this book quite readable, anyone ranked about my level should do OK by this book. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I think such master piece should come with a pgn link to help follow the book.


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Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I was dissappointed with this one. The snarky side of my mind says the reason there are x editions of the book is Silman wants to make money. I have only just completed the 2nd chapter.

I can understand a point from a chapter title and even see that a game is a good example of such a theme, but without the proper explanation my actual ability isn’t increased at all. I am already using positions from this book to teach—I think that those of you looking for an improvement book can hardly go wrong with this one. This was released in December What I would recommend is to say, for example: Is there another book you would recommend reading instead?

Passed pawns are not always good: Silman took his time choosing the exercises rdassess fit very well the material covered in the chapters. Aug 19, Finlay added it.

One of the best instructional books on chess I’ve ever read. How to Reassess Your Chess: It gets longer every time he releases it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

I can’t wait to do the exercises of the workbook companion book. Rapid game deteriorating after playing almost exclusively Daily Chess? May 20, John rated it it was amazing. Particularly with respect to his theory of imbalances, Silman yokr a great number of rules regarding, e. I am about and I just started reading the book. One of the best chess books out there. I have never read a better chess book in my life, and I doubt that I ever will. Yes, I read it and it really helped me. This book fits perfectly someone in silmann ELO rang How the Reassess Your Chess offers invaluable knowledge and insight that cannot be found in any other book.


The 4th edition does not include a Basic Endgames section like his 3rd edition. Also I recommend Weapons of Chess by Pandolfini. One time, for example, he discusses opposite-coloured bishop positions for 6 full pages before returning to the solution of the problem at hand.

Sep 24, It was instructive and entertaining to read. What is the most important thing you did to improve in chess? On the other hand, the Index of Concepts is a great addition.

A very good read. Please enter a search term to begin ot search. To be fair, I did check this out from the library at the same time as “My System” so it may have suffered from comparison, but for that reason I would suggest that anyone considering this book should simply get that volume, reasdess will turn out to be a much better investment.

His strategic suggestion is to use wishful thinking. Examples and exercises that cover ALL phases of the game, and even if you don’t buy into Silman’s “thinking technique” this book will introduce you to many advanced concepts knights vs. Now I know weak squares, statics vs dynamics, and a few more concepts that may or may not make me a better chess player.

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