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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View all 5 comments. Another chhess is that it’s cess hard to understand what he is saying sometimes. In fact, if you got a copy of Silman’s mammoth Complete Endgame Course and wondered, “what would it be like if Reassess was this big? Of course, the term ‘beginner’ is a bit subjective. Guardian Chess Book of the Year Play where your pawn chain points. This is not evil, but really you only need one of the editions.


I’ll take a wild guess and say that if you are ranked more than a couple hundred points less than I, this book might be a bit much for you, depending on your tenacity, of course. Sep 4, 6. I have never read a better chess book in my life, and I doubt that I ever will. A very good read. I can not give more than 3 stars to any modern chess book that doesn’t include the games in some electronic format, it just seams like a no brainer to include with the book?

KarikalI have that jjeremy book by Moskalenko, and this is the first time someone mentions it on a public forum! One can solve even the highest graded problems, even being average rated. Many of the ideas are in algebraic chess notation, and unless cbess are particularly good at visualizing the board, you should probably have one handy. One of the best chess books out there. Jun 30, Justin Tran rated it it was amazing.


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Chess Yojr format for problem answers etc. Need to go back through it again to really get the full value. His output ranges from technical theoretical works to books for the beginner and average reassss. Silman himself recommends that first read first 56 pages chess this Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Sep 3, 1. To quote the end of his review:. Personally, I suck at visualization of the board, but I digress. I made the mistake of reading some of his books a little too early as a USCF playerand my middlegame suffers slightly from it now.

He said until you resolve that part of your game, focusing on imbalances and strategy aren’t going to do you any good.

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I have and like his endgame book. When posting positions, title them appropriately – White to move and win, What’s the best line for black? Now I know ieremy squares, statics vs dynamics, and a few more concepts that may or may not make me a better chess player. 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.

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I enjoyed reading every page of it. Silman recommends HTRYC for those and above, and indeed those in the range can get something out of it, but there is the danger that players jwremy this range will place too high a priority on Jeremy’s strong message and put strategical concerns above safety issues.


The board itself is telling you what to do!

Sign up using Facebook. By explaining the thought processes that go into a master’s choice of mov Eeassess to Reassess Your Chess is the popular step-by-step course that will create a marked improvement in anyone’s game. To quote the end of his review: 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.

Want to add to the discussion? Great book, the only thing that would improve this work is a download of the games in pgn or cbv format. Nov 01, Butch Mosier rated it it was amazing.

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I’ll keep the other suggestions in mind in case I actually enjoy reading my first chess book. Want to Read saving…. PGN’s usually help a lot an average player like me. Target Consciousness Visualize the main weakness of your opponent and yours position, and go for it! I’ve never seen Simple Chess by Stean but everything I’ve read about it praises it very highly. Control of a key file.

I can’t comment on the latest edition, but it’s probably my favorite chess book.

As with all good chess books, at least in my opinion, there are some chees exercises for the reader, and the solutions to the problems are also great.