2011 Guardian Chess Book of the Year!!
How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now, this fourth and final
edition - COMPLETELY REWRITTEN AND FEATURING ALL NEW EXAMPLES - takes
Silman's groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level.
for players in the 1400 to 2100 rating range and for teachers looking
for a ready-made chess curriculum, the author shares a mind-expanding
journey that takes the reader through imbalance-basics, ensures that
every detail of all the imbalances are mastered, and leaves the
player/lover of chess with something he always wanted but never believed
he could achieve: a master-level positional foundation.
on practical chess psychology (titled Psychological Meanderings)
presents never-before-published ideas on psychological processes that
hinder players of all levels, and gives easy-to-follow advice and
techniques that will help anyone overcome these ubiquitous
Hundreds of games brought to life by
instruction-rich prose, and stories that offer humor while highlighting
various lessons, vividly illustrate all the book's topics in a manner
that's both personal and fun.
If the positional masterpieces of
the chess legends have always been a mystery to you, if chess strategy
has always been an unsolvable enigma, if you find yourself a positional
pawn rather than a positional master, then How to Reassess Your Chess,
4th edition will prove to be a life-changing experience.
Jeremy Silman is an International Master and a world-class teacher, writer, and
player who has won the American Open, the National Open, and the U.S.
Open. Considered by many to be the game's preeminent instructive writer,
he is the author of over thirty-seven books, including Silman's
Complete Endgame Course, The Amateur's Mind, The Complete Book of Chess
Strategy, and The Reassess Your Chess Workbook.Publisher: Siles Press, 2010
Edition: Paperback large