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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Sep 04, Gabriel Schoenfeld rated it it was amazing. 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. View cart Arin Account.

I had been taught and always played the classic school so when I started to really understand the hyper moderns I fell in love with them. Completely modernized in this edition. It’s old, but with an old world charm, and its concepts are brilliantly expressed, often even with humour. It is an organized manner for the expert to transition into that of the master class player.

I had heard about this book, and was intrigued by the possibility of a modernization of an older text.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. It seems remarkable now, but most of this was new at the time. There are a lot of beginner books for rules, tactics, basic strategy, but I haven’t found nearly as many to properly address what happens systwm the next stage of a players development. As a learning tool though it may be harmful unless you mimzowitsch separate the truth from the mistakes. In content, it is obviously a five star book that is essential reading with or without my design recommendations.


Chess publishers are small enough as it is, lets try to support them. Not really my favorite, but I may not have been quite ready for this one.

My System by Aron Nimzowitsch

Sep 18, Norman Styers rated it it was amazing. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I am wondering why so many masters are so excited about “My System”. PDF excerpt Aron Sysgem was one of the greatest chess players of the s and s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca.

The second part, “Positional Play” contains more advanced topics, such as Prophylaxis. I feel ripped off.

I have a feeling , that Aron Nimzowitsch ” My System” book is only – Chess Forums –

Having grown up without a teacher, ‘My System’ straightened sytem a lot of wrong thinking that I had developed in my game.

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. Dec 26, Z Wang rated it really liked it. Nc3 is faulty due to His books are highly recommended by chess masters the world over.

It may be difficult to understand at Plus, the Nimzo-Indian is still pretty damned good in club games against 1. Obviously a classic but rather a chaotic structure and Nimzowitsch comes across as bitter to the point of tedium.



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 is nothing wrong with blowing one’s nose”. Some of these types of statements often made the points more difficult to systrm.

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

Oct 19, Randy rated it nimzowitscu liked it. Do not post direct links to, or links to sites hosting, pirated content. If we feel that his ideas are obvious and his suggested techniques routine, we are paying Nimzowitsch a great compliment, because many nnimzowitsch these various concepts and techniques were unfamiliar to the chess public when Nimzowitsch first systematized his thought as well as to experienced masters.

So, it’s not surprising that finally I have learned it by heart. Nf6 is held to offer “a free and easy game in which one can achieve a safe development, a solid game, and a powerful initiative.