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. 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 .

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Is this because it goes over complicated chess theory, or because lower ranked players may be expected to be generally bad at chess and the book would be of no help.

IM Jeremy Silman: “How to Reassess Your Chess”

Thus he is aware of the fact that his statements and assessments may not all be literally true; but has seen the effectiveness of his approach and it reeassess clear to me that his readers gain great confidence by following it. For rating it’s good to work on mistake reduction and move choice abilities.

Is there another book you would recommend reading instead?

I still think of terms like Running from Ghosts and the curse of the mindless king hunter when looking at a position. 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. Oct 11, 4triplezed added it Shelves: I’ve gone through the workbook for the second edition.


See what your opponent leave behind. How the Reassess Your Chess offers invaluable knowledge and insight that cannot be found in any other book.

Silman has split this particular edition that I have into sixteen parts, each of which is thematically connected. 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? 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?

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The first chapter talks about the King, the idea of Opposition and Outflanking. Weekly digest for download.

It isn’t exhaustive by any means, but it does cover the basics. What, you haven’t ordered your copy yet?!?!? His idea is focus on improving tactics first and when you stop dropping pieces it’s a good time to start up Silman.

I couldn’t find any pgn’s to help follow the book. After absorbing this bit of swill from your chess guru, bide your time and watch closely when he actually loses The definitive answer to my title line would be welcomed by players the world around. I’ve never seen Simple Chess by Rwassess but everything I’ve read about it praises it very highly.

Now I know weak squares, statics vs dynamics, and a few more concepts that yow or may not make me a better chess player.


Book Review: How To Reassess Your Chess –

I started the book and stopped to read Amateur’s mind first after hearing many say to start with Amateurs. Has anyone recently read “How to Reassess Your Chess”? If you are around USCF ratingthen probably it will be suitable for you. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

Silman has been the most prolific author of quality chess books in this country. He added humor and analogy to how I looked at positions.

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I think it is in the solutions section that we see why Silman is such a popular author. Great book to review Tactics, especially if your game has taken a turn. Once again, Silman describes incredibly well its imbalances framework. This book is huge, but it is worthful to be read from cover to cover, specially bt the very easy to read often humo Amazing book.

He doesn’t do this so much in the fourth edition, but it still comes up now and then. Exchange your bad pieces against the good ones of the opponent!