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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Guardian Chess Book of the Year Silman, long considered one of the best, if not the best American chess writers, has hiw a true magnum opus, one that he has said is his final edition of his most famous work. Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled.

Don’t have a Kindle? The core of the Workbook consists of problems, of them set in the opening, Middlegame, or ending. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Log In or Join. 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”. One of the best instructional books on chess I’ve ever read. It continues Amateur’s Mind ideas, going much further. If you don’t have a copy of Reassess Your Chess, then this is a great buy.


What I would recommend is to say, for example: So far I find it very useful In clear, direct language, Silman shows how to dissect a position, recognize its individual parts and ultimately find the move that conforms to the needs of that particular situation.

Pay attention to weak pawns isolated, backward, doubled, tripledand specially weak squares. The other editions are pretty much Silman saying the same things using different words and different examples.

I’m Stick, your resident wordslinger, and I’ll see y’all out there on the gridiron! Avoid exchanges if you have more space.

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Sep 4, 6. I was dissappointed with this one. The convoluted, long explanations of a single position have in general been replaced by a very well laid out and concise explanation of basic positional chess concepts. Passed pawns are not always good: Every chess player serious about improving.

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But the book stands very well on its own and has a broader and more instructive set of positions than its predecessor. Once again, Silman describes incredibly well its imbalances framework. It has scenarios from actual games and attempts to peer into the mind of the master at crucial points, so it is also helpful in that regard. Thus, I have owned, read, and taught from a LOT of chess books.


Book Review: How To Reassess Your Chess

Ships from and sold by Amazon. It is a unique and thought-provoking work which deserves close examination; thus the temporary return to my preferred single-review format. Amazon Renewed Refurbished ssilman with a warranty. I think most people who read this book will share my opinion.

Am lookin forward to the 5th Ed. Refresh and try again. I have only just completed the 2nd chapter. I still think of terms like Running from Ghosts and the curse of the mindless king hunter when looking at a position. Apr 01, P. Silman recommends this book for USCF rated Although I am a big fan of this book, I would say there is still a bit room reasses improvement at least for my particular taste.

Are these improvisations or just parts? 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.