11515 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Hi, I'm looking for buying new chess books, but I want informations about these two Reti's books. Do they talk about same topics? What's the difference between the two? What are the topic in these books? Are they worth to buy?
Both are great, very well worth the cost. They are similar, but not at all the same. 2 of my favorite chess books and I have lots . . .
How the #*!! did Sam Sloan write the foreword for this book???
Ishi press have been reissuing classic chess books lately. Altough it is nice to see them republished, I kind of wish it would have been some other publisher…
I've just finished "Modern Ideas" yesterday, really good book. Very interesting to read. The only drawback was I had some old edition (don't know if there are newer ones) and I believe it was original text by Reti. Some people may find it cool, but it was just a bit hard to understand at times due to somewhat archaic language (also, the notation was descriptive, but that doesn't bother me much).
So, what should I take? Masters of the chessboard or Modern Ideas in chess?
I took "Masters of the chessboard", only read some pages without really study it, and I already like it. The annotations are excellent, and Reti's humour make the book very enjoying! It's a pity that he dead before he could complete the book :(
I just started reading both of these books! I am reading the section on each player in each book and then spending time with more games for that player. There are really well written books! Do you have the Russell republished editions?
They are terrible. Anytime I see a book "reissued" by Ishi Press, I cross it off my list. His releases are nothing but cheap money grabs and add no value.
The Chat Room
by trysts a few minutes ago
8/4/2015 - Classic King Hunt
by Babybanana 5 minutes ago
Is it cheating to use youtube during games?
by PossibleOatmeal 6 minutes ago
I played another OTB game. Analysis needed.
by X_PLAYER_J_X 9 minutes ago
Will i ever reach 1500 ?
by marcomarco13 10 minutes ago
Blitz Players Rated 1700+
by chessmicky 12 minutes ago
by RonaldJosephCote 15 minutes ago
I'm the Round Mound Of Unsound
by The_Ghostess_Lola 33 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by akafett 42 minutes ago
Any help with this puzzle ?
by chessbeginner77 44 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!