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. How to Reassess Your Chess by Jeremy Silman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I’d say Amateur’s Mind. 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: As Fischer said, “to gain squares you need to leave squares”.

In contrast to the previous edition, this deassess has been extensively computer checked. Sep 3, 4.

Chess Mastery Through Imbalances. KarikalI have that wonderfull book by Moskalenko, and this is the first time someone mentions it on a public forum! Log In or Join. In case you don’t know, this book has never been so much about ‘reassessing’ your game as it is about giving a sound grounding in positional, strategic chess concepts. Particularly with respect to jeremh theory of imbalances, Silman lists a great number of rules regarding, e. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Sign up using Facebook. When work and life get busy chess is the first thing that takes a hit, sadly; This will probably have to wait for the summer. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His output ranges from technical theoretical works to books for the beginner and average player.

Silman sums up the differences there as well. I would highly recommend not the book, but the how to reassess your chess workbook. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Beyond all of the chessy goodness that Silman conveys, I enjoy his writing style.


What USCF rating level resasess you think it would be most helpful for? Like any other imbalance, don’t wait them to magically happen! This info is both interesting and helpful, but despite Silman’s words to the contrary, I’m not convinced it should be in this book, particularly since Silman has an entire and excellent book devoted to the endgame.

I believe it has no place in this book anyway and is covered in more detail in the previously mentioned work! This is a MUST read for anyone looking to seriously improve their playing.

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He really does cover all the bases. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

By explaining the thought processes that go into a master’s choice of move, the author presents a system of thought that makes advanced strategies seem clear, logical and at times even obvious. The guy teaches you how to state the situation in any moment of a game.

But the book stands very well on its own and has a broader and more instructive set of positions than its predecessor. With crystal-clear concepts and a fair share of humor too, this is THE book that any chess player must have!! Control of a key file. Once again, do what the position tells. Most amateurs go always in the hunt of opponent’s monarch, when in master’s games much of the struggle involves important squares usually weak, central ones of the board.

Throughout the book Silman describes them with greater detail. Passed pawns are not always good: Psychological Meanderings I am not a big fan of this part.

It won’t arrive until the middle of the week. Seems very good, but I don’t really know how to play chess As with all good chess books, at least in my opinion, there are some good exercises for the reader, and the solutions to the problems are also great. 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.


Now I know weak squares, statics vs dynamics, and a few more concepts that may or may not make me a better chess player. Indeed, there are pages of solutions for 63 pages of problems! See and discover other items: The chapter titles are promising and even serve as a decent outline of material that someone of my level fairly low should study to improve their middle game, but the actual content isn’t there. Silman took his time choosing the exercises that fit very well the material covered in the chapters.

This isn’t just changing three words and slapping on a new edition number as a quick money grab — it’s well worth buying the new edition even if you already have the 3rd Edition of Reassess. Silman’s great contribution to chess instruction! It has vastly improved my game but more importantly the enjoyment of the game!

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However, it’s proven a very useful guide to understanding common themes ykur chess and why we think the we think over the board No trivia or quizzes yet.

Is there another book you would recommend reading instead? Since I found this book quite readable, anyone ranked about my level should do OK by this book.