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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There will always be those with different opinions. He famously constructed a theory of pawn chains, and showed both how to use them to advantage and how to undermine them. Sorry I cant do itmyself in a blitz game, lol.

Mark all topics as READ. If nothing else, it’s memorable.

Are you uttering about chess? It is written in a lucid style and often uses metaphor and analogy to reinforce a tactical or strategical detail.

Qg4; systwm his 4. The experience that I have from my short chess career 2 years is that if no pawns or possibly 1 have dissapeared for each side then space takes on great importance as it is closley linked to manouvering.

Only Chess : ‘My System’ by Aron Nimzowitsch

Nkmzowitsch variations predicted by nimzowitch may not be the best always. It’s like the pieces This book is perfect for any chess fan and is an instant classic. Dec 18, David Laing rated it it was amazing. I learnt a huge amount from this book. A classic, possibly the best book on chess I’ve ever read. Dec 11, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of nimzoeitsch book, please sign up. I have the book too and while I’ve read and understood many of his writings, the English style used in this era can be some difficult to read at meiin.


To ask other readers questions about My Systemplease sign up. Anyone can join the group at Apr 08, Simon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nimzowitsch clearly intended for it to summarize what he considered a new theory of play, one which had not “come into being all of a sudden but has developed slowly and gradually.

I have a feeling , that Aron Nimzowitsch ” My System” book is only …

nimzowitscb This book is well known by its influence on World Champion Tigran Petrosian style of play, as “For infinitely many times have I analysed the games and positions from this book, and I liked very much to read it without chess. Please turn on javascript in your browser to play chess. I bought this book today, along with Chess Praxis Also by Nimzo So what elo do you recommend is best for understanding the book? But if My System aimed at rationalizing chess, as the title suggests, its premise was supremely romantic: Paperbackpages.

My rating on playchess is about Modern chess is intractable in that you can’t break it down into a simple set of rules. It’s almost 90 years old and therefore there may be some ideas already outdated. Any comments on this is greatly appreciated and if someone has some games on space as nimzowigsch theme Thus this has general training value in addition to education about a systdm subject.

As nmzowitsch of the fathers of the hypermodern school, his mark on the development of chess theory cannot be understated, and this book perfectly encapsulate A classic, possibly the best book on chess I’ve ever read. Want to Read saving….


As for the book, lists of pictures we are all kids at heart hahahis writing is clear and pretty funny for, what to many, is a dry subject.

I think that this article is a good example of how Nimzowitsch was often overenthusiastic or simply wrong about particular claims, specifically, about particular zaron in the opening, even though he was right about the overall direction that chess theory would take.

This book is about strategy which I think is more difficult to learn then some others may think. Similarly, he demonstrated the techniques for exploiting the 6th, 7th, and 8th ranks; and did the same for hanging pawns.

Obviously a classic but rather a chaotic structure and Nimzowitsch comes across as bitter to the point of tedium. Oct 10, 8. I still think the book is worth buying.

The fundamentals part 1 are good for beginning players but the second part really helps paint the hypermodern school of thought for me. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author. I was spellbound by it.

Very nice guy, by the way. Still, the best chess book I’ve ever read. It’s like nimzowittsch pieces come alive, all of a sudden they become vivid and active.