My System has ratings and 42 reviews. Manny said: One of the most influential chess books ever written. Controversy still rages as to whether Nimzovi . 41, Dr. Lasker-Amos Burn,. Nimzowitsch-Marshall,. Nimzowitsch-Alekhine ,. Andersson, Enstrom, Oebert-Nimzowitsch. Yates-Nimzowitsch,. 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.

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Refresh and try again. I admit though that if you were starting chess in it was much harder to find better books to teach you strategic ideas.

This book would then have had to be on your shopping list to buy or check out from a local library. A classic chess tome and for good reason. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He famously constructed a theory of pawn chains, and showed both how to use them to advantage and how to undermine them. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game.

Sep 18, Norman Styers rated it it was amazing.


The concepts and techniques are great. Open Preview See a Problem? Just one thought- every Bimzovich ideas are worth learning about if one is serious about the game.


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What chess player is there who can’t quote at least a few well-known precepts, like “Restrain, blockade and then destroy! This is the edition I read, which is a large bigger than trade book with lots of room to annotate in the margins and really nicely sgstem diagrams. Chess Spoiler format for problem answers etc.

In “The Elements” German: Written nimzivich – as separate journals, My System was the first grandmaster’s book to be published. Nimzovitch was one of the people who helped create the positional school, and some of his maneuvering victories have to be seen to be believed. It’s like the pieces come alive, all of a sudden they become vivid and active. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

For instance, a threat cannot be stronger than it’s execution. But this is itself revealing. In it, Nimzowitsch tells how to play for a positional advantage. The books that are most highly thought of are not necessarily the most useful. My System describes a theory of chess; it also ,y the character and genius of its nimzovih.

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For many years, Nimzovich was known as the “Stormy Petrel” of the chess world. Regarding the Scandinavian Defence 1. I’m an awesome player looking nimxovich an awesome club Jeth16Colderas 48 min ago. No trivia or quizzes yet. The prose, even in the latest English edition, is not a fun read.


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Oct 03, Richard Lobo rated it it was amazing. 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. Not really a book inmzovich beginners or even intermediates. Originally published in English translation init is still a cornerstone of chess literature and a jump into more ‘modern’ thinking of chess positional play.

Feb 18, Bhakta Kishor rated it really liked it Shelves: I learned a lot from studying and using the tactics in this book, it really myy my chess.

Qg4; whereas his 4. A must-read for any chess player. I would call My System an essential item for any chess library.