How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now, this fourth and final edition – COMPLETELY REWRITTEN. How to Reassess Your Chess has ratings and 42 reviews. Steve said: If you can Paperback, Expanded, Third Edition, pages. Published January 1st. 1 e4 Nf6 2 e5 Nd5 3 d4 d6 4 c4 Nb6 5 f4 dxe5 6 fxe5 Nc6 7 Be3 Bf5 8 Nc3 e6 9 Nf3 Be7 10 d5 Be2 O-O O-O f6 exf6 Bxf6 10 exd5 11 cxd5 Nb4.

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Mar 11, Jason rated it it was amazing Shelves: It has vastly improved my game but more importantly the enjoyment of the game! Seems very good, but I don’t really know how to play chess Try to exchange the bishops in that case, and put your knight into an advanced support point or close the center.

Arguably the most user-friendly well-rounded one-volume chess textbook issued to this day! Every chess player serious about improving. To ask other readers questions about How to Reassess Your Chessplease sign up.

The fifteenth part covers solutions to problems in the book and the Sixteenth is a Recommended Ediition List. That’s an interesting data point. Guardian Chess Book of the Year Aug 19, Finlay added it. The 4th edition is completely rewritten, so “It just is that the 4th edition is the one released at the latest date with revisions to the text.


Although I am a big fan of this book, I would say there is still a bit room for improvement at least for my particular taste. An excellent work by Silman! Mar 22, Anyone interested in a one-volume full-fledged chess handbook. Silman gives a wonderful description of putting together imbalances to create a winning position.

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I will probably try ” An Amateur’s mind as well”. This is my second favourite chess book, the other being Recognizing Your Opponent’s Resources: Jeremy Silman is arguably the best chess author in history.

Embrace the “inner” square. I would say and above. Akshi 11 min ago. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

But when it does I’ll dive right in. Log In or Join. The best chess book for the intermediate player. I’m always interested in reports from the field. Email Required, but never shown. Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled.

Another great point is the number of exercises. This is a MUST read for anyone looking to seriously improve their playing.

Reassess your chess 4th edition -Silman

I couldn’t find any pgn’s to help follow the book. 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 dhess ability isn’t increased at all. Silman has split this particular edition that I have into sixteen parts, each of which is thematically connected. Thank you IM Silman! As I said, each part covers a theme. I used a large chessboard and pen and began on page one and worked through every game and example in the book!


Rooks like open files. Mar 22, 5. I have and like his endgame book. I have only just completed the 2nd chapter. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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

Spend a couple months with this book, commit to r If you can only get one book to improve your game, this one is it.

It is taken for granted among tournament players that they have either read this book, own this book, or are at least familiar enough with this book to understand casual references to it. This is a very big advantage, specially in closed positions, where you can play cat and mouse, and “do in 20 what you can do in 2”.

This was released in December