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 snarky side of my mind says the reason there are x editions of the book is Silman wants to make money. This is not evil, but really you only need one of the . The Reassess Your Chess Workbook; Jeremy Silman; pages; Siles Press, The definitive answer to my title line would be welcomed.

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Aug 21, Anthea Carson rated it it was amazing.

For instance, the f This is a silmqn book, but not one that you should read, this is a book that should be studied. Jeremy Silman will go down in history as one of the greatest chess teachers that ever lived. Imagine, if you will, a man named ‘Silman’ enters your home, duct tapes you to a chair and precedes to give you a thorough trepanning.

Has anyone recently read “How to Reassess Your Chess”? If so what do you think? : chess

Control of a key file. I am really glad I did silmzn the journey took about 9 months. In my blog the story about why I picked this book For rating it is usually good to work on some game strategy aspects such as early middlegame planningso if that book covers similar topics it should be fine, and also: Silman has been the most prolific author of quality chess books in this country.


However, it’s proven a very useful guide to understanding common themes of chess and why we think the we think over the board Email Required, but never shown.

See 2 questions about How to Reassess Your Chess…. How to exploit this white opening? It is seriously one of the best books out there for – players. Silman’s book is very good – and there aren’t many other books that cover so many themes at the pace he does.

Has anyone recently read “How to Reassess Your Chess”? Aug 19, Finlay added it. Indeed, there are pages of solutions for 63 pages of problems! Sep 24, 8.

As I said, each part covers a theme. Do not post content, memes, jokes, videos or images that don’t offer useful chess insight. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s the type of book you have to go through a few times for everything to really stick, but after you silmaan you’ll have gained an awareness of a lot of things that you hadn’t before. You can work on the problems from the diagrams at least, those in the first yor sectionsand later when a chess board is available you can review the answers.

There are some very active tournament and club players in this group who work on their game regularly. Search for ways to punish your opponent’s vulnerable king.

By explaining the thought processes that go into a master’s rezssess of move, the author presents a system of thought that makes advanced strategies seem clear, logical and at times even obvious. Breaking a losing streak DevilishApples 19 min ago.

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Create or steal them! Spend a couple months with this book, feassess to r If you can only get one book to improve your game, this one is it. Also, he talks about imbalances and individual moves as if they are entirely different, but I don’t believe they are.


After reading this book, you should be able to assess a big number of positions, by identifying all the described imbalances, which helps a lot when finding plans for the position. Jan 14, Ali Hameed rated it it was amazing. I completed it this summer and expect to read the rest of Reassess in the future along with the workbook which both are waiting on my shelf.

Finally, I should note that this book shows every sign of having required a gargantuan effort from the author.

Would You Recommend How to Reassess Your Chess by Silman?

JiK it is interesting to know it, but then maybe what it’s wrong is naming that book an Nth edition. Sep 3, 5.

Last time I checked I was ratedI keep hearing that this book is for people higher ranked than me and I was wondering why this is. Silman himself has told me that for instruction of his target audience, he thinks a very clear and easily assimilable message is needed–this comes from his extensive teaching experience.

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