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Poll: ChessPub Book of the Year 2017
It's about that time!
I wonder, does it have to be an opening book?

Started 01/08/18 at 05:06:25 by IM_Serious
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Advertisements for other sites/forums
Would anyone who wishes to advertise content on another site or Forum please have the courtesy to ask me first, otherwise your missive risks being deleted! Cry

Started 05/22/06 at 01:07:36 by GMTonyKosten
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Before asking for help with improvement....
Hi all!
Since 2003, chess publicans have been starting threads asking for chess improvement. 
Read the previous threads before starting a new one on this topic. 
If possible, add your c...

Started 04/27/10 at 03:33:05 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Poll: ChessPub Opening Book of the Year 2016
Time for the annual vote!
We normally begin with nominations followed by a poll.
Opening books only.  DVDs also count.  Must be published/copyrighted in 2016.

Started 01/08/17 at 19:24:34 by LeeRoth
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By: RoleyPoley
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ChessPub Book of the Year 2015!
Hi all!
It's that time of year again!
What books published for the first time in 2015 deserve to be considered for Chess Book of the Year?
Traditionally, ChessPub only focuses on Openi...

Started 01/06/16 at 16:14:55 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: Keano
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Opening selection according Erik Kislik
I'm reading Erik Kislik's book 'Applying logic in chess'.
In the Opening strategy chapter he writes:
If you are under 1600, you may want to think about putting together a small and compa...

Started 09/30/18 at 19:30:39 by msiipola
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Internet chess platform with many titled players
My ICC subscription expired a whilst ago when I was too busy to play online. Now in 2018 I see they have platforms like lichess and other stuff, I never heard of some of them.
Which platform(s) ...

Started 09/16/18 at 21:20:35 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Nickajack
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Gambits chess book app
Hi all. Has anyone used gambits chess book app? I use the everyman and forward chess ones, was thinking of getting a gambit book and thought why not try the app version. Please let me know what you th...

Started 10/03/18 at 16:10:02 by Mtal
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By: fling
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How to face learning, in the most optimal way?
What I mean is, once a player knows a concept, whether technical or attitude to the game, how is the process from when you know it until you apply it completely and it is already part of your game?<br...

Started 09/20/18 at 08:57:54 by AmnesiaKush
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By: CroatianSensation
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Chess Book Review blog
(Note: not selling anything, so I hope this doesn't count as cross-promotion!)
I've started a blog devoted to chess book reviews.  The first two reviews - Hawkins' Amateur to IM, and Lars Bo Hans...

Started 02/03/13 at 05:05:02 by proustiskeen
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"e3 Poison" by Axel Smith
(now with a preview)
One thing I was a bit struck by:  the full game in Chapter 1 involves a known tricky line of the 4....

Started 07/12/17 at 19:15:04 by kylemeister
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By: Michael Ayton
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Webinar: Free chess training
Hello, I'm Alberto Chueca, FIDE Master and chess coach.
Today, I would like to help some of you by giving you a free chess online training about strategy.
Are you finding how to improve in c...

Started 09/26/18 at 09:44:05 by AlbertoChueca
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Smith and Tikkanen's Woodpecker Method
a book on 'the woodpecker method' is coming soon from quality chess, with the ebook is out already. i was hoping to have a short discussion on it.
for the benefit of those who don't know, the met...

Started 07/19/18 at 13:50:09 by gillbod
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By: Stigma
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Best instructive writing on open positions?
In my junior days, my results only started improving when I moved away from open positions, studied a bit of Nimzowitsch, Silman and Dvoretsky, and started playing closed and especially fluid position...

Started 08/07/18 at 22:42:47 by Stigma
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By: Stigma
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New YOUTUBE channel by chess coach
Dear chess players and fans, I am young and enthusiastic chess coach who loves to work with passionate chess players all around the world and I decided to start my own new youtube channel. I' am chess...

Started 08/17/16 at 20:01:31 by KestonyChess
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By: tzermia
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Which edition of "my System" should I buy?
I have so many good things about nimzovitz's my system that even though it will tough going, I am going to get it. I know there are two editions out since the old descriptive notation ones, but which ...

Started 09/22/18 at 12:37:22 by the hay
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By: Stigma
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Becoming a attacking monster?
Hi all,
So cutting to the chase, I really love to attack, hack, go for the king, etc... I was just wondering, how to get better at it. So what does everyone think? What players games would you st...

Started 09/09/18 at 17:53:34 by Mtal
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By: Jupp53
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Chess history Video Fischer v Tal fake Caro!
Just came across this video of 1959 Candidates
Interesting moment about 59 seconds in Fischer 1 e4. Tal c6 keeps hol...

Started 06/13/16 at 10:02:17 by FischerTal
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By: AntesInferno
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A repertoire book without Nimzoindian?
I want to play 1.d4 but I would like to sidestep the Nimzo ( too dangerous for my heart condition  Sad). Does  that book exist? I mean a book that study the ragozin, queen’s indian, Vienna etc. No Nimz...

Started 09/09/18 at 15:33:36 by Pingudon
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By: nocteus
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To "old" to learn the Open Games with Black?
Hello, I am a 61 year old player, rated 1900+ national and 2000+ FIDE. For about 30+ years I have played the Sicilian (Dragon) with Black, than about 15 years the Caro-Kann and now about 3 years the S...

Started 08/14/18 at 16:37:37 by TD
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