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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This book is about strategy which I think is more difficult to learn then some others may think. Very nice guy, by the way.

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Bg5 is particularly strong. First chess book that I can say really helped me a lot. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s like the pieces This book is perfect for any chess fan and is an instant classic.

A must-read for any chess player. PGN format which saves a lot of time setting up a board and resetting positions after following a variation. Peter, who was normally a very light-hearted and funny guy said very emphatically he thought that anyone who read My System was just going to get a lot of wrong-headed ideas and that the book was generally a perversion of chess theory.

So author’s depth of knowledge about positional analysis came handy. My rating on playchess is about nimzpwitsch In conclusion, for those who haven’t read them, I recommend My System and the associated works in this ebook as strongly as I do any other chess book. The seminal chess strategy book which set the bar for all other chess books since.


Post your best miniatures here Tristala 8 min ago. I believe more could be gained by more advanced players as aarno. I’m reading this book for fun, I spotted one or two quirky games that should be interesting. There are also some nice photographs of major and minor chess figures of the time. Peter, who was normally a very l At the end of the book is a collection of 50 games from master play that are used as examples of the author’s explanations.

It’s like the pieces come alive, all of a sudden they become vivid and active.

My System (with The Blockade and other writings)

As is the case with Chess Praxis and My System, the most instructive parts of The Blockade consist of examples, in particular whole games whose themes range well beyond restraint and blockade.

It is doubtful that he actually ‘discovered’ some of these ideas, but he get credit for exposing and teaching them nimzowitshc countless chess players over the decades.

We know all that. Nimzowitsch was one of the chess greats. Written from – as separate journals, My System was the first grandmaster’s book to be published.

Still it’s often very hard to get a correct answer to this. But I feel like all the staff there is so simple and just obvious. Lists with This Book. Just one thought- every GM’s ideas are worth learning about if one is serious about the game. This is not to say the book is without its own tactical surprises. Also some of his dogmas about how to attack pawn chains and stuff have been challenged like you always need to attack the base.


I wont let a few others stop me from believing in it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Plus, the Nimzo-Indian is still pretty damned good in club games against 1.

It’s almost 90 years old and therefore there may be some ideas already outdated. 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: This can make the difference between browsing and true appreciation.

Most players will find it essential to set up a board and follow the moves, as the lines can be quite long at times.

There isn’t much I can say about Nimzo that others haven’t said syatem. Nimzowitsch described My System as a chess manual based “on entirely new principles. 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 times.