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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Controversy still rages as to whether Nimzovitch actually invented myy ideas described here, but he was certainly the person who popularized them. There was also no ‘text speech’ so they could read difficult books.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For example, page 19, “If I were running a race with someone, it would at least be a waste of precious time to stop in order to blow my nose, though there systfm nothing wrong with blowing one’s nose”. This has to be one of the most highly overrated books in the history of chess.

The basic strategic ideas introduced by Nimzowitsch prophylaxis, overprotection, bloackade Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the s and s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. Want to Read saving…. Jul 18, Jim rated it really liked it.

My System (with The Blockade and other writings)

I was rewarded for my new ideas with invective and at best a systematically practiced silence. Aug 8, 2. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Don’t advance too far before reading this book. Recommended by Grandmasters and masters for 75 years! It is generally considered to be one of the most important books in the systfm of chess.


The book is divided into three parts: Essential reading Written from – as separate journals, My System was the first grandmaster’s book to be published.

Put simply, it throws the fundamental issues of chess play into relief. In general, Soltis’ selection of example positions is consistently excellent, as are his annotations.

Perhaps if he hadn’t read nimzowisch he would be syatem GM by now? Qg4; whereas syxtem 4. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. PDF excerpt Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the s and s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. If you post your own games, include your own annotations.

My System: 21st Century Edition: Aron Nimzowitsch, Lou Hays: : Books

Again, this position was played in a Nimzowitsch-Tarrasch game which the author proudly cites, saying that “it is probably not all that difficult to maneuver well if one has a complete system to fall back on. One of the three or four best selling chess books of all time.

It helped me a lot in some ways. Not really my favorite, but I may not have been quite ready for this one. I wonder what people think about Fisher’s ‘My 60 Memorable Games’? It’s a book that provokes and challenges you to think differently about chess. Don’t ask for advice about games in progress. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. The greater part of his essay, however, is devoted the idea of restraint and blockade as ways of defending against the sysgem majority and passed pawn. Having a solid plan in the game is everything, and Nimzo’s My System will definitely help with that.


Open Preview See a Problem? Hays Pub; New Ed edition Language: View cart My Account. Having to reduce the chaos to a certain number of rules involving inter-connected causal relations, that is just what I think I may be proud systm. Feb 18, Bhakta Kishor rated it really liked it Shelves: Definitely worth aaron read for those interested in the development of modern chess theory. Just to add to John Watson’s comment and to illuminate what he really thinks about “Mein System”, I quote his conclusion from the link offered above: A very subtle book of instruction on the finer points of chess.

See 1 question about My System…. Tournament chess competitor for twenty years.


Read reviews that mention positional play read this book chess books chess player years ago open files descriptive notation pawn structure chess book century edition pawn chains chess strategy algebraic notation serious chess annotated games chess praxis isolated pawns pawns and the isolated many years bible of chess. As a learning tool though it may be harmful unless you can separate the truth from the mistakes. Just one thought- every GM’s ideas are worth learning about if one is serious about the game.

Is it because there were not as much good chess books available when they grew up? But I feel like all the staff there is so simple and just obvious. To ask other readers questions about My Systemplease sign up.