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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Guardian Chess Book of the Year Award goes to Jeremy Silman

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Hello everyone,

The Guardian has announced their Book of the Year. It is Jeremy Silman's 'How to reassess your chess'.

Ronan Bennett and Daniel King write: "The judges are delighted to announce that Jeremy Silman's How to Reassess Your Chess 4th edition is the winner of our book of the year prize. Congratulations to Silman and his publisher Siles Press.

We are both big fans of Silman's writing. His Endgame Course was a strong contender for the prize a couple of years back and this year's winner is written in the same deceptively laid back, breezy style. We say deceptive because Silman has years of experience on the tournament circuit so really understands the game – the practical game, not just whether a computer thinks a move is good or bad. Everything he talks about is practical and relevant. He discusses common problems and common positions in detail, but the book is also personal and anecdotal in a way that brings examples and ideas vividly to life."

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