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10 reasons Windows 7 is better than Windows 10
I tried 'upgrading' to Windows 10 in September but I was very disappointed, to say the least, and so 'downgraded' back to Win 7 after a week or so. That went pretty well, although I lost the ability t...

Started 11/21/15 at 22:43:30 by GMTonyKosten
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By: Monocle
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Aren't we giving too much importance to openings?
I have the feeling that I am constantly changing my opening repertoire over the months / years in search for the "perfect opening" (or defense). In reality there is no perfect opening, most of opening...

Started 06/05/16 at 11:27:06 by grandpatzer
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By: Monocle
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What kind of music do you listen to?
What genre of music do you enjoy and what bands do you find yourself listening to?
I greatly enjoy classic rock, particularly after learning how to play guitar. I listen to a number of classic ba...

Started 10/28/09 at 06:17:27 by up and comer
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By: Bibs
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Vietnam War Music
Hi, I am pretty much into Vietnam War Music, is anybody else too?

Started 02/18/17 at 04:43:14 by MadMax
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By: Paul
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Howdy, I'm new here. Starter chess player, looking forward to reading the boards

Started 02/18/17 at 04:38:00 by Egon
2 345 Last Post 02/24/17 at 08:05:19
By: SouthofGrey
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New here
Hi, I'm new to the forums. Intermediate chess player, looking forward to reading the boards

Started 11/21/16 at 09:38:12 by Knight
2 517 Last Post 02/14/17 at 05:16:01
By: Paul
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Backgammon rule clarification
Hi all! Wishing everyone a Happy and Prosperous 2017!
Are there any backgammon enthusiasts among you? Over the holidays, I dusted off an old backgammon set and relearned the rules. I've got every...

Started 12/29/16 at 02:37:17 by Seth_Xoma
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By: Paul
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Hi there.
I'm Paul from the UK. I've been playing chess for about a year / year and a half. So I wouldn't consider myself as a complete beginner.
I'm hoping to get some advice here to improve m...

Started 02/14/17 at 05:06:16 by Paul
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By: Paul
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Smartwatches - what do you do?
I recently bought a smartwatch, which I really enjoy using, but I'm always a bit uneasy when I wear it during a chess game. It (mine) is basically incapable of doing anything other than show the time ...

Started 12/12/16 at 15:20:16 by gwnn
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By: MartinC
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The world has come to an end
We thought we had reached rock bottom with W. How wrong we were...

Started 11/10/16 at 07:32:28 by Uberdecker
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By: Scarblac
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How did Fischer do it?
How did he give up chess? It's so addictive!!!
My current strategy is to use Stayfocusd (no typo) to keep away from websites I waste time on and I find it works incredibly well. But Babaschess do...

Started 08/15/12 at 06:01:35 by Uhohspaghettio
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By: Knight
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Hi folks
Don't see an introductory thread.
New here. Been playing chess since i was about 7. I'm 38 now. Male, South Africa.
See you around!  Smiley

Started 10/21/16 at 12:16:14 by FourSquare
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Chess Move 'Epiphany'
Why is it that when one plays a move, one can instantly see a tactic which had passed unnoticed  in the previous 5-10 minutes thinking? Even more importantly, how can one avoid it??
-frustrated p...

Started 06/03/16 at 10:19:40 by ham204
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By: dfan
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What CAN'T I start a thread about?
Hello, bored again and i want to have a few lols.
So yea the title, i was thinking things like sex, drugs and rock and roll for instance. Whats ok and what isnt?
Note: Modified to correct pu...

Started 07/08/11 at 12:36:58 by Arcticmonkey
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Windows phone chess applications.
I just got the windows phone, but It seems that there is not much good chess applications like on android. What are your favorite chess apps on windows phone?

Started 05/05/16 at 19:02:30 by mjelcic
1 594 Last Post 05/11/16 at 09:51:39
By: Gamesunday
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Worth watching currently at the movies?
Is Elysium worth watching, anyone seen it yet? District 9 by the same director was quite good though this one seems a bit more mainstream...  Undecided
Any other films currently being shown that you wo...

Started 08/09/13 at 16:43:41 by TalJechin
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By: Gamesunday
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Chess themed concert?
I was struck by the chess themes here...
Scheveningen, art for art's sake. Plus, is that Loek van Wely on guitar?

Started 05/04/16 at 07:29:09 by ruhroh
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Seems a bit quiet round here?

Started 03/11/16 at 16:06:03 by JEH
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By: RoleyPoley
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Congratulations to Max Illingworth
Just a quick note to congratulate Chesspublishing's Queen's Gambit specialist, Max Illingworth, on scoring his third GM norm!
He has already fulfilled his rating requirement as well, so the offic...

Started 01/02/16 at 11:44:38 by gillbod
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By: LeeRoth
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Happy New Year 2016!
Health for the forum members and their families and their friends!

Started 12/31/15 at 19:41:28 by Jupp53
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