My System has ratings and 42 reviews. Manny said: One of the most influential chess books ever written. Controversy still rages as to whether Nimzovi . 41, Dr. Lasker-Amos Burn,. Nimzowitsch-Marshall,. Nimzowitsch-Alekhine ,. Andersson, Enstrom, Oebert-Nimzowitsch. Yates-Nimzowitsch,. 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.

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Nimzovitch was one of the people who helped create the positional school, and some of his maneuvering victories have to be seen to be believed.

So, it’s not surprising that finally I have learned it by heart. Jul 18, Jim rated it really liked it.

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Submit a new link. Syatem of these types of statements often made the njmzovich more difficult to understand. 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.

As a learning tool though it may be harmful unless you can separate the truth from the mistakes. Sep 18, Norman Styers rated it it was amazing. Aug 11, 4. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Few other attempt to be an all-encompassing philosophy on how to play the game and sstem he saw the seeds of positional evolution in the most chaotic of situations. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book would then have had to be on your shopping list to buy or check out from a local library.


My system by Aron Nimzowitsch? Bg5 is particularly strong. Naturally each new installment was more difficult to think through as the book progressed.

Here are a few examples from this essay, and there are numerous others in My System and The Blockade. Log in or sign up in seconds. This book has valuable information either for an amateur and a master chess player. I don’t share their opinion, but I am pretty sure that there are more useful reads for systeem players out there.


If you don’t read My System until after you’ve become an experienced player, you may initially feel disappointed that the material is elementary and almost self-evident. 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. Many of these are games the author played and won in international competition.

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It is an organized manner for the expert to transition into that of the master class player. Jan 02, Snootwaller rated it it was amazing. Written from – as separate journals, My System was the first grandmaster’s nimzovvich to be published.

I do believe this book requires a semi-serious studying attitude, and if you go for it, you’ll not regret it. 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.


Suffice it to say that no one in the whole history of chess has been subject to such abuse. So obviously how could I lose a chance in order to read it!?!? That additional feature might well tempt even those already familiar with My System, Chess Praxis, ststem The Blockade to dystem them again. Just to add to John Watson’s comment and to illuminate what he really thinks about “Mein System”, I quote his conclusion from the link offered above:.

Versteht man was Nimzowitsch sagt, so ist es auch nicht so schwierig zu verstehen, wann man von einer Regel abweichen muss.

Return to Book Page. The book features numbered games and game excerpts, with additional examples to illustrate major concepts. More importantly, no one had outlined in detail nizmovich and 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.