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 had done a lot of writing before that anyway, from my teens on: Nf3 often have no individual significance. In the beginning, however, even my best friends looked at this thesis with – how to say it – condescending cheerfulness, considering it a strange hobby-horse.

Well, let me tell you just one thing before trying to answer this painful and eternal question. om

White can move any of his pieces, and some of the possible moves are even good. It is to discover the truth.

Black Is OK, or the presumption of innocence in the Game of Chess

Therefore both the players and the fans know very well that it is not extremely important which side kicks off. Like right now, for me, that’s the Quality Chess Puzzle Book. A little bit later they say with a heavy sigh: He can surely have his draw if he does not set about it in a passive and cowardly way. So shall we stop believing in anything, shall we throw way the most beautiful words? That’s why you should never ask for whom the adorjah tolls. For those of you that have seen it all, is “Black is Back” a book worth reading for those that haven’t read or owned the first three?

So I look at the last one in the sample, 1. So when I finish one from the 4 I’m reading, I’ll usually grab another from the same numbered list. Finally, let me tell you that the ultimate goal of the experiment is not blac confirm my thesis, and definitely not ‘by all means’. These are maybe the most important general questions. During one of my travels abroad, I saw the question looking at me from wall-posters: So could vlack please answer the following questions lazy people may only care to give the number of the question and a short answer, although it looks a whole lot better with an explanation!

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Nov 8, 2. As far as I am concerned, the whole opening theory – even the works of high standard – is based on a fallacy, because they assume that White – within certain limits of course – can do almost anything.

Anybody read Andras Adorjan’s “Black is ” books? – Chess Forums –

OK, it could be something like IMRonilm 7 min ago. Still, BLACK has a lot of psychological plusses, which can be turned into a chess advantage, as people usually play for a win as White. So there is the remaining one-thirdand all BLACK has to do is play these openings adorkan defences, and then he has nothing to fear.

I was lucky to have the chance to soothe her suffering in her last hours a little bit, doing some penance while she was still alive.

Black Is Still OK!

Those who play this game at a high level including my humble self know very well that there are some basic principles of the game, e. Those who have already had a trauma like this know more or less what I went through; for others I should say something about this kind of experience.

Nothing can replace such individual observations that are 1. Been in a drought, falling to aboutand just recently got it back up to This is simply the way it works!


A chess game is never in perfect equilibrium, except for obviously drawn positions. What did you think of it? The statistics of these tournaments concerning wins and losses with BLACK and white is also interesting. I know this is an old thread, but ThrillerFan, it seems to me your issue isn’t at all finding inventive attacks, deep combinations or forcing and flashy moves, but the rather the opposite.

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

I personally think that, although Lajos is a great player and he is right in most cases, the element of subjectivity is present with him as well as any of us. My Question is this: Soloman2 marked it as to-read Aug 14, We mourn with pity, guilt, sorrow, and, feeling sorry for the deceased, we adorjna sorry for ourselves as well. Pretty pompous, some may say.

I’m in the s, and started that book probably 3 years ago. It might help me a lot if I was well-versed in law, but perhaps it would also make my argumentation bloody boring.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So I look at the sample on Amazon, and the first one I got in 10 to 15 seconds, It is White who has to prove that he can get an advantage.

The situation for me is trying to get over a plateau, not re-learn how to play the game. Books by Andras Adorjan. To answer posts 12 and So Newton did not discover anything new; he gave an original and correct interpretation of a well-known phenomenon. Game analyses were based on the presupposition that White is better.