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How to Reassess Your Chess

Jeremy Silman

Jeremy Silman leads a mind-expanding journey through the groundbreaking concept of imbalances, leaving readers with a master-level positional foundation.



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The Bottom Line

A step-by-step guide that encourages players to see the board through a master’s eye — and win like a master too.

I. Introduction

Jeremy Silman isn’t just one of the most prominent contemporary chess writers — with more than 30 books under his belt — he’s an International Chess Master, as well. In fact, he’s one of the few players who’s won the American Open, the National Open and the U.S. Open, and he created the riveting, life-size chess scene in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Here, in the fourth edition of his bestselling guide, he lays out a number of high-level strategies — including his groundbreaking concept of imbalances — and explains them in language that’s accessible for players from amateurs on up.

II. Piece-Activation Imbalances

III. Target-Based Imbalances and Creating a Plan

IV. Search for Targets

V. Activate and Optimize Your Pieces

VI. Challenge Your Opponent’s Strategy

VII. Lazy Loses the Game

The Takeaway

COMPLETE INSIGHT

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