My System has ratings and 44 reviews. Manny said: One of the most influential chess books ever written. Controversy still rages as to whether Nimzovi . How good is my system? Say i’m a ELO (I use ELO because it is the only measurement of quality, which has shared use), how much will I. 41, Dr. Lasker-Amos Burn,. Nimzowitsch-Marshall,. Nimzowitsch-Alekhine ,. Andersson, Enstrom, Oebert-Nimzowitsch. Yates-Nimzowitsch,.

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My System (with The Blockade and other writings)

This book has valuable information either for an amateur and a master chess player. Customers who bought this item also bought. Pages with related products.

Players with attractive female avatars IMBacon 1 min ago. I was spellbound by it. He does make an attempt to stay above the fray in this case, beginning with the statement that he is not engaged in polemic. A must-read for any chess player. I wonder what people think about Fisher’s ‘My 60 Memorable Games’? It’s almost 90 years old and therefore there may be some ideas already outdated.

But by there are much higher quality books that will teach you all the same material with better illustrations and better explanations. See all customer images.

Be2 is simply inferior for White, a tempo down on the already difficult main sustem. My system is a classic, and is certainly very good, modern books might be a little easier to understand but if you already have it, by all means. It is an organized manner for the expert to transition into that of the master class player.


Articles containing German-language text Incomplete lists from August Jan 02, Snootwaller rated it it was amazing. Jun 10, Andrew rated it really liked it. Chess Spoiler format for problem answers etc.


For instance, a threat cannot be stronger sysfem it’s execution. It’s also fun to read as it’s really articulate and well written. Similarly, he demonstrated the techniques for exploiting the 6th, 7th, and 8th ranks; and did the same for hanging pawns. I would call My System an essential item for any chess library. And his writing style.

His fundamental insights into the game are part and parcel of our thinking today, whereas his opening experiments and various too-dogmatic generalizations are no longer relevant.

Originally over a series of five brochures from tothe book—one of the early works on hypermodernism —introduced many new concepts to followers of the modern school of thought. A lot of concepts: Makes for a terrible reading experience. Log In or Join.

He regards the following as the elements of chess strategy:. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I learnt a huge amount from this book. In addition, those who use a UCI Universal Chess Interface on the computer to follow lines and games can aro these games not text online in. I’ve been playing chess for 40 years and if I had read this on the road to becoming an nimzoowitsch player I would be a lot stronger today.

Then I read over the notes while I played long time control games with a higher rated friend. I believe more could be gained by more advanced players as well. This book would then have had to be on your shopping list to buy or check out from a local library. In the introduction to his essay, Nimzowitsch voices with a complaint probably exaggerated about the reception of his ideas in the years up to and following this article: First chess book that I nimzowiysch say really helped me a lot.


One person found this helpful. The seminal chess strategy nimzoaitsch which set the bar for all other chess books since.

Selfmate in 3 sfeer 9 min ago. Refresh and try again. So in total, this book is recommended to any chess player, of any skill level. Perhaps if he hadn’t read it he would be a GM by now? Submit a new link. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Read the introduction of the book, and you’ll find Yaseer Saerwaan answering your question.

I love the accompanying prose, e. My copy is a reprint and, as such, still retains the older ‘English descriptional’ notation rather than the current algebraic notation which has become universal with computer chess engines and virtually all chess literature published today.

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