How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition

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How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now this fourth, and final edition completely rewritten and featuring all new example stakes Silman's groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level. Designed 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 thorough 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.
A section on practical chess psychology (titled Psychological Meanderings) presents never-before-publishing 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 mental/emotional failings.
Hundreds of games brought to life by instruction-rich prose, and stories that offer humor while highlighting various lessons, vividly illustrate all the books topics in a manner that is 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 games preeminent instructive writer, he is the author of over thirty-six popular books, including Silmans Complete Endgame Course, How to Reassess Your Chess (universally accepted as a modern classic), The Amateurs Mind, The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, and The Reassess your Chess Workbook. fans of the game instruction, book reviews, theoretical articles, and details of his work in the creation of the chess scene in the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone.

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    How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition 5 Stars

    Posted by Kairav from Coeur d'Alene on 27th Apr 2013

    This is simply the best chess book ever written.If you want to become a strong player, this book is a must. BUY IT!

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    How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition 5 Stars

    Posted by Sam from New England on 27th Apr 2013

    I was really impressed with how big this book was. Its two inches thick! I have just started getting into it. So far I'm really pleased with it and learning a lot. Not happy with that I didn't get my free gift. I would have really liked the quality chess scorebook but got confused at checkout and couldnt find the gift link. The salesman said that they would make it right next time I ordered if I called and reminded them. I will keep you updated on that.

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    How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition 5 Stars

    Posted by Erik from Rockford on 27th Apr 2013

    The most amazing book for getting over the plateau in your chess abilities. Silman makes Grandmaster-level thinking processes accessible in a shockingly simple way.

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    How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition 5 Stars

    Posted by National Master Kayden Troff from Salt Lake City, UT on 27th Apr 2013

    How to Reassess Your Chess is one of the most important chess books that you could own for the improving chess player! If you don't have this in your chess book library then you are really missing out! <b r/><br />Read Kayden's full extended <a rel='nofollow' href="">Review of How to Reaccess Your Chess.</a>