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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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Recommended by Grandmasters and masters for 75 years! I am not an accomplished chess player, as I have only started to enjoy the game in the past year. And his writing style.

Players with attractive arron avatars IMBacon 1 min ago. The concepts and techniques are great. It’s like the pieces This book is perfect for any chess fan and is an instant classic. I think that this article is a good example of how Nimzowitsch was often overenthusiastic or simply wrong about particular claims, specifically, about particular positions in the opening, even though he was right about the overall direction that chess theory would take.

As a learning tool though it may be harmful unless you can separate the truth from the mistakes.

My System (with The Blockade and other writings)

I love ‘My System’, and I have read it cover to cover one dozen times, but suggesting it to a class player is an entirely different matter. A simple yet effective approach to chess by one of the best and most famous players of the twentieth century. It’s hard to explain the board becomes just AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


My System by Aron Nimzowitsch

Read the introduction of the book, and you’ll find Nimzositsch Saerwaan answering your question. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The greater part of his essay, however, is devoted the idea of nimzowitscb and blockade as ways of defending against the pawn majority and passed pawn.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It has syatem a major influence on the development of chess theory and praxis for most of the 20th century, and will continue to do so in the 21st. Similarly, he demonstrated the techniques for exploiting the 6th, 7th, and 8th ranks; and did the same for hanging pawns. Apr 08, Simon rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book also had some good humor, but the post script’ s criticism of Tarrasch and the overall repeated rebuttals of chess critics were a little annoying.

I’d recommend the games of even older players, Morphy and Steinitz, as a good starting point. Want to add to the discussion?

See all reviews. In my opionion, as much as you advance, the more you should read it to understand deeply the concepts. Qg4; whereas his 4. Dec 16, Eric Nielson rated it liked it Shelves: In the beginning I was a little bit concerned that arin could be too hard for a 9-year old.


Nimzowitsch’s wry sense of humour also adds colour and a personal tone to the book, and while the analogies are of their time, they aon ring true with a charming antique quality. Nf6 has indeed dominated practice, but the characterizations about energy and initiative could be reversed. It claims that it’s for advanced players!?


Use the message the moderators link if your posts or comments don’t appear, or for help with any administrative matters. In my opinion one has to read this at least twice. English Choose a language for shopping. In the introduction to his essay, Nimzowitsch voices with a complaint probably exaggerated about the reception of his ideas in the years up to and following this article: Personally, I like to think it is a fantastic book, one of my favourites, not easy to read but an absolute classic of its era and that is what one has to remember.

This can make the difference between browsing and true appreciation. PGN format which saves a lot of time setting up a board and resetting positions after following a variation.