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. My high school chess coach recommended I read this book and I was with Jeremy Silman on the entirely positional side and Michael de la.

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Jun 30, Justin Tran rated it it was amazing. From Beginner To Master. I haven’t read it, so I can’t say whether it is appropriate. This book is more about the im One of the best chess books out there.

The Concept of imbalances Describes the main imbalances. In many cases, they have been stuck at roughly the same rating level for many years. Silman’s discussion of imbalances is clear, well-thought-out, and illustrated reasses excellent examples. Lots of themese are introduced, but the important thing is that you have to then solve some problems. Pages with related products.

See and discover other items: The fifteenth part covers solutions to problems in the book and the Sixteenth is a Recommended Reading List. Most of these parts are further subdivided into chapters.

The great advances I’ve done after reading this book was a better understanding of middlegame strategies, and how to elaborate a plan. Weekly digest for download.

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Jun 26, Luke added it. One of the best chess books out there. When work and life get busy chess is the first thing that takes a hit, sadly; This will probably have to wait for the summer. He chopped this section and other parts that “distracted from the book’s main purpose: Search for ways to punish your opponent’s vulnerable king.


First of all, in the middle of the imbalances talk, Silman includes a few chapters about psychology, which I found particularly unhelpful. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

It just is that the 4th edition is the one released at the latest date October with revisions to the text. As one would imagine, the Workbook also contains material appropriate for lower players and even for experienced masters. But when it does I’ll dive right in. Thank you for your feedback.

See all reviews. The Concept of Imbalances. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. I’ve never seen Simple Chess by Stean but everything I’ve read about it praises it very highly.

His organization, example games and great enthusiasm and humor was spread throughout the book! On the other hand, the Index of Concepts is a great addition.

Another hoa change is the addition of Chess Psychology, 90 pages long!

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See what your opponent leave behind. Dec 26, Sam James rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 3, 2. Silman’s book also highly recommended. Personally, I suck at visualization of the board, but I digress. Silman took his time choosing the exercises that fit very well the material covered in the chapters. Want to Read saving….

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This, the Fourth edition of Silman’s popular chess instructional, is by far the best one. How to Reassess Your Chess is the popular step-by-step course that will create a marked improvement in anyone’s game. Like any other imbalance, don’t wait them to magically happen! If you’re working hard on your tactics and calculation, then chss you’ve digested AM there are many excellent books that address positional play, Euwe’s 2 volume work is one and Pachman’s is another always good choice.


What, you haven’t ordered your copy yet?!?!? Since this is a book that must be studied if you hope for improvement, it isn’t something that you read cover to cover mindlessly. The positions are worked out in great detail and reasesss evident thoughtfulness.

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. Thanks to Jeremy Silman for this wonderful practice book. uow

Would You Recommend How to Reassess Your Chess by Silman?

Siles Press; 4th edition October 15, Language: My chess has been reassessed. I like Silman’s writing, and I believe it reazsess me out although it’s been a long time since I’ve been through any of his books.

To ask other readers questions about How to Reassess Your Chessplease sign up. I had more trouble getting through this one, for some reason, and I didn’t like the exercises as much.