29 Nov 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 43 reviews. Steve said: If you can Paperback, Expanded, Third Edition, pages. Published January 1st. How to Reassess Your Chess – 4th Edition (zSilman books). A limited, signed, cloth edition is also available, $ inquire for ordering details @font-face.

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More than any other author, Silman explains how to truly think about chess and provides the fundamental skills necessary to improve your play to the next level.

It’s mostly written for players in range. If you can only get one book to improve your game, this one is it. The first part covers endgames, the second part covers Silman’s Thinking Technique and the list of Imbalances, the third covers Calculation and Combinations, the Fourth covers Minor Pieces in the middle game and so on.

This book seemed to me mostly fluff. Here comes the knight – bishop battle Knights like central, protected squares and closed positions. Apr 01, P. In general you need to cash in your dynamic plus to a static and durable one.

How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition Jeremy Silman PB

Thanks for telling us about the problem. One can solve even the highest graded problems, even being average rated. And he does so efficiently, by displaying general principles illustrated by games, analysed both by praxis and computer analysis, backed with exercises. Of course, the inclusion of the FEN is optional. When you are developed and your opponent’s king is still in the middle, this should raise a huge neon sign in front of you.


Pay attention to weak pawns isolated, backward, doubled, tripledand specially weak squares. If this has already been done let me know so I’m not reinventing the wheel.

But I will do it only once the final file has been created. Avoid exchanges if you have more space. 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: In the book the pgn’s are referred to as diagrams.

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Anyone interested in a one-volume full-fledged chess handbook. Books by Jeremy Silman. 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, it will turn out to be a much better investment.

With crystal-clear concepts and a fair share of humor too, this is THE book that any chess player must have!! It has vastly improved my game but more importantly the enjoyment of chesss game! I’m only making them as I read through and my work week just started so Editjon might be slow on adding more.

Silman gives a wonderful description of putting together imbalances reasswss create a winning position. I don’t what I’d have done without this book.

How to Reassess Your Chess – 4th Edition – zSilman books

The second chapter of the first part is about King and Pawn endgames and the third chapter of the first part is about King and Rook endgames. Try to study the main imbalances of each position. Control of a key file.


Oct 11, 4triplezed added chesss Shelves: Like advanced support points. However, it’s proven a very useful guide to understanding common themes of chess and why we think the we think over the board Once again, do what the position tells.

Jeremy Silman is arguably the best chess author in history. Jeremy Silman will go down in history as one of the greatest chess teachers that ever lived.

How to Reassess Your Chess: Target Consciousness Visualize the main weakness of your opponent and yours position, and go edtion it! The great advances I’ve done after reading this book was a better understanding of middlegame strategies, and how to elaborate a plan. The third point is a shallow one.

Polasek, Sachova skladba, initio 5 min ago. Seems very good, but I don’t really know how to play chess I’ll make a zip file when all the PGN’s are complete to make the dowload faster. Throughout the book Silman describes them with greater ediition. I’ll be dhess updating the PGN’s until I finish reading the book. Once that done, you can go to the preferred places of rooks: Lists with This Book.

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.