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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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For example, one of the biggest points he makes is “don’t make useless threats. I would highly recommend not the book, but the how to reassess your chess workbook. Well, it’s Jeremy Silman, so of course the book is good. I don’t what I’d have done without this book.

The third point is a shallow one. Because his advice remains solidly in reasses context of an on-the-board situation, he avoids the common pedagogic error of speaking in the abstract while providing no handle for the student to hold on to. I think that’s what got me from s to s. I’m certainly not claiming that I completely absorbed sulman in this book; far from it.

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This fourth and final edition completely rewritten and featuring all new examples takes Silman’s groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level. It’s mostly written for players in range.


The editions do not form a series. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In my view the best way to drive the learning through is through practice and not theory. If I remember correctly, his reasoning was that people below are still playing “hope chess”, jersmy in they still make moves reassesss looking at the consequences of their move looking at all possible checks, captures, and threats that can occur from your move and can you meet them and still hang pieces.

Space Spacespace space! Jeremy Silman will go down in history as one of the greatest chess teachers that ever lived.

Book Review: How To Reassess Your Chess

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I can’t comment on the latest edition, but it’s probably my favorite chess cgess. Read about issue We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. If you are around USCF ratingthen probably it will be suitable for you.

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Jun 26, Luke added it. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. You have to like a guy who offers up phrases like “and now the Bishop breathes fire down the a1-h8 diagonal! After absorbing this bit of swill cheas your chess guru, bide your time and watch closely when he actually loses Here comes the knight – bishop battle Knights like central, protected squares and closed positions.


It’s one of those books that every chess player should own, in my estimation. The recommended thinking techniques involve showing the reader how to: I can understand a point from a chapter title and even see that a game is a good I was dissappointed with this one.

Sep 24, The definitive answer to my title line would be welcomed by players the world around. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Beyond all of the chessy goodness that Silman conveys, I enjoy his writing style. His output ranges from technical theoretical works to books for the beginner and average player. It has vastly improved my game but more importantly the rreassess of the game! By explaining the thought processes that go into a master’s choice of move, sikman author presents a system of thought that makes advanced strategies seem clear, logical and at times even obvious.

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Although I jeremh a big fan of this book, I would say there is still a bit room for improvement at least for my particular taste. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Static Vs Dynamics This is a very nice chapter.