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GM Andras Adorjan tells of the origins of his thesis — Black is OK. 84 Some Novelties 86 More Novelties 1 03 Lajos Portisch: BLACK IS OK if s(he) finds the right lines! 1 09 Statistics on Andras Adorjan’s Games 1 14 No Dogmas . Has anybody here ever read Andras Adorjan’s “Black is OK” (late 80s), “Black is Still Ok” (early ‘s), “Black is OK Forever” (), and his.

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I am currently working these four: In this follow-up, his message remains just as emphatic: In this situation, chances are you will play badly from that point on, because you are disappointed, afraid of losing the game, worrying about what people will say etc. Want to Read saving….

It’s usually said about artists that they’re tolerated by the rest of mankind and saved axorjan Hell for their works only.

The reception was encouraging, not bad for a start and not only for a start! Some of the books I’ve completed since reading Forcing Chess Moves: Qf8so Will computers ever solve chess? The Chess Evolution Series does look enticing. Nov 8, 1. Human destiny, carried by the strength of faith in spite of disappointment, sad experiences, doubts: Today – being perhaps not only older but wiser as well – I can’t help thinking that it was not me seeking and finally finding my task – no, it happened just the other way round.

The whole thing is just so naive.

Anybody read Andras Adorjan’s “Black is …” books?

Naturally, starting the game should not be mistaken for taking the initiative! Every cloud has a silver lining, or so we are told. Even in those positions, it is not always the case! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Akshi 13 min ago. Sometimes the players just develop their forces quietly, and the stronger one beats his weaker opponent.


For you players that are impressed by flash, this may be a good book. They have been taught and expected to do so. Pretty pompous, some may say. Shall we then accept our limitations with resignation, and despair of our pretensions to change, to make things change, or to make things better? People play for a win with the White pieces, because they believe in it.

Black is Still OK, by Adorjan-Book Review | Brooklyn64

But can there be anything good in losing ix you loved? Who isn’t shackled by dogmas, beliefs, reflexes, routine? Like right now, for me, that’s the Quality Chess Puzzle Book. The situation for me is trying to get id a plateau, not re-learn how to play the game. I cannot speak to the content of the books at all.

Why, there’s nothing as certain on earth as change! But let us go on! You’ve done a lot of good to others in your life, and you are doing good to us even at the moment of your death.

Farbror the Guru added it Jul 22, It is all very nice that in my own practice playing with BLACK was rather a bliss than a burden, and that my results seem to support my thesis.

The hard part is picking out the useful stuff versus the garbage. Somehow it was not his cup of tea.

If White fails to stop the pendulum, BLACK obviously takes over the initiative, which may not mean too much in the strict sense of the word that is, on the boardbut it has important psychological implications. To blqck what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There’s no point in blaming one another; although the human race is extremely diverse, our imperfection is still the same: Now, as white starts the game, he will have to make the first ‘bad move’.


I could have probably helped you easier in the starting stage. Lists with This Book. It tolls for you. In the last century, and even at the beginning of this one, people who declined sacrifices were dismissed from the club.

We can all remember cases – even from our own practice – when this right became a sad necessity, or zugzwang. In a sharp position, however, where both players fight hard for the initiative, attack, or counterattack, colours are of no importance. Well, this is a serious case” – the doctor wrinkled his forehead. Black Is Still OK! When I had a list of variations, I started to look for what is unmistakably common in them.

Like Morphy and Fischer Alpha Zero is done. I have never been into denying or manipulating facts, but let me remind you that heavy objects had been axorjan about long before the wheel was invented. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.