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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A lot of concepts: See 1 question about My System…. A lot of things in there is sheer provocation, and it does need an expereienced player to know what exactly must be taken at its face value. Aron is profound, emotionally sensitive to the point of an almost dangerous vulnerability, refuses to suffer fools gladly, despises provincialism and dogma, and feels it his mission to penetrate into the inner truth of chess out of a deeply felt respect men the authenticity of that truth.
More than just chess, it’s a high level view of the nature of struggles.
I have a feeling , that Aron Nimzowitsch ” My System” book is only …
More importantly, no one had outlined in detail when meinn how the relevant factors played out, for example, doubled pawns were a familiar problem, but Nimzowitsch analysed the consequences of many different types of doubled pawns with their advantages, disadvantages, and ideal treatments. Jan 01, Mike Davis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again.
As one of the fathers of the hypermodern school, his mark on the development of chess theory cannot be understated, and this book perfectly encapsulates that positional genius which allowed him to revolutionise the game.
His lengthy explanation of passed pawns and their blockaders brought the complexities of this aspect of play to light for the first time.
This is the epitome of positional chess. PGN format which saves a lot of time setting up a board and resetting positions after following a variation. Syetem Short has claimed that ‘My System’ should be banned.
Only took me three years to finish. He bitterly regretted the fact that he never reached the 1 position himself; Syste was just too good at attacking.
In general, he overgeneralizes. How did I draw this game! And his writing style. So in total, this book is recommended to any chess player, of any skill level.
Originally published in English translation init is still a cornerstone of chess meun and a jump into more ‘modern’ thinking of chess positional play.
It is written in a lucid style and often uses metaphor and analogy to reinforce a tactical or strategical detail. But I have read it and I did learn from it anyway. I have heard it is a bit outdated tactic wise but it is the aaon of many common theories today.
My System (with The Blockade and other writings)
But watching Petrosian take the title would have been almost as satisfying. 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. What elo–roughly–is this book geared for?
In the Ruy Lopez, Tarrasch judgment that several of the lines with a combination of My System by Aron Nimzowitsch. Peter, who was normally a very l The book is divided into three parts: Can anyone give an example or two off the types of flawed concepts in the book?
I believe there are recent publications that have switched over to the algebraic. Apr 29, Andrew rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 11, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.
The concepts and techniques are great. Open Preview See a Problem?