15414 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!
im looking for an strategy book which can be used as a bridge between how to reasses your chess by Silman and strategic play by Dvoretsky.
Lately I've been enjoying Mastering Chess Strategy by GM Hellsten. I have it in ebook (it comes in cbv and pgn), which makes it really convinient to play through the examples and variations without the need to set up a board. You can also select training mode in Chessbase to guess the moves without spoilers.
The book itself has plenty of good examples and it is well organized.
As far as being a bridge between Silman and Dvorestky, I have no idea what that would be, but I have a feeling both of them would agree that going over well chosen examples is a good idea.
The strategy book that helped me most is "Pawn Structure Chess" by Andrew Soltis. It's fairly understandable from almost beginner level, but nevertheless it's very useful and has valuable information that may be used by players of different strength. Judging from your Live rating, I guess you already have very good all-round knowledge and it's likely you know the corelation between pawn structure and planning, but I would still recommend this book to you because it's very well systematized, what I think makes it suitable for tournament level players too. It may help you to have a set of basic plans and play relatively well almost any position. So give it a try if you can find it. There's some summary of it in wikipedia too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawn_structure
8/3/2015 - Lure And Catch
by Sagar_1995patel 2 minutes ago
QGA--What do you do if Black tries to keep pawn?
by pfren 6 minutes ago
Guide needed. :)
by AussieRookie 6 minutes ago
french defense what if e4 x d5?
by pfren 8 minutes ago
why is ruy lopez considered the strongest
by Ziryab 13 minutes ago
Can't chat - says I must verify email
by RonaldJosephCote 14 minutes ago
by ilikecapablanca 15 minutes ago
Is it cheating to use youtube during games?
by Martin_Stahl 16 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal Top Non-World Champions
by hpmobil 16 minutes ago
I want to make some friends here
by 8_x_8 16 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!