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IM Jeremy Silman

Jeremy Silman
Silman in 2002. Photo: James F. Perry/Wikimedia, CC.
Full name
Jeremy Silman
Aug 28, 1954 - Sep 21, 2023 (age 69)‎
Place of birth
United States



IM Jeremy Silman was an international master and renowned chess author, who contributed articles to from 2009 to 2020. His lessons are also available on the site.

Silman's best-known books are How to Reassess Your Chess (four editions) and Silman's Complete Endgame Course. Both books made's list of top 10 chess books

As a player, Silman achieved his IM title in 1988. He finished in shared first place at the 1981 U.S. Open. Silman passed away in 2023.

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