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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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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. 
PLEASE!
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: KestonyChess
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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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Seirawan Chess Timers?
Quite some time ago I bought a swack of those 10- and 30- second timers ($9.95) put out by Yasser Seirawan at Inside Chess.  Our club members enjoyed them, and we played 1-evening tournaments (quite e...

Started 05/09/17 at 22:20:36 by Wwqlcw
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38 players over 2700
I was a little bit shocked, when I noticed, that there are 38 players with over 2700 elo
http://chess.liverating.org/
Once upon a time the 2700 barrier was something magic, the 2600+ were ca...

Started 04/21/10 at 22:51:16 by gewgaw
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Bobby Fischer on the Dick Cavett Show January 4, 1
20 min 58 sec video. . Fischer on the Dick Cavett show
Nice!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FXqUKN46Bc

Started 05/14/17 at 04:15:04 by Bogojump
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By: Keano
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New fide rating regulations from 2nd july 2017?
The current rating regulation is going to expire by this month end...
https://www.fide.com/fide/handbook.html?id=172&view=article
Any guesses about the changes that could be brought in with ...

Started 06/13/17 at 12:04:35 by raja
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By: Stigma
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FIDECHess Encyclopedia
There was some discussion of this in the now broken Classical Sicilian thread on the Rauzer.  To clear up any lingering confusion:
The FIDEChess monographs were, I believe, originally published i...

Started 06/15/17 at 04:59:52 by LeeRoth
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By: LeeRoth
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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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Playing 1.d4 d5 A Classical Repertoire, Ntirlis
I am happy to see this forthcoming book in Quality Chess Publishing Schedule, considering that the 1.e4 e5 book by same author was so good IMHO. Anyone has perhaps a bit more info on what defenses are...

Started 04/17/17 at 12:33:14 by grandpatzer
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Where does PRO Chess League get its Prize Money?
Where does Greg Shahade's PRO Chess League get its Prize Money from?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAlP7AXTFyM
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https://gregshahade.wordpress.com/2017/01/09/the-top-10-reasons...

Started 06/06/17 at 07:28:56 by GeneM
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Correcting a wrong result - Elo system
Greetings.
I'm not sure how many of you are familiar with the inner workings of the Elo-rating system. Generally though the way the Elo-gnomes at Fide get their data each month is in the form of ...

Started 06/04/17 at 13:13:56 by Confused_by_Theory
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Chessbase website pay-wall
I regularly visit the Chessbase website and appreciate the frequency with which it is updated. I particularly like the numerous games and positions annotated by strong players and I like to download ...

Started 05/29/17 at 17:08:09 by Paddy
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By: GabrielGale
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Learning Opening by watching Youtubers
Has anyone learned an opening repertoire or based theirs off famous youtubers, such as John bartholomew, chessExplained, Ginger GM, greg shahade?
There are hundreds of games that they have playe...

Started 05/29/17 at 16:27:01 by Reverse
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By: Marcellus
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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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Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian and French by Shaw
Anyone has a bit more info regarding this book, to this day? When is it going to be published? It it still Spring 2017, as from the Publisher's schedule, or it's delayed?
My understanding is that...

Started 04/17/17 at 12:28:40 by grandpatzer
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1.d4, 2.c4 repertoire book in German
I remember on this forum a discussion of a relatively recent 1.d4, 2.c4 repertoire book in German, by a German author and Publisher. The book was generally described as impressive one. It's not availa...

Started 05/23/17 at 14:49:33 by grandpatzer
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By: Straggler
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How many games should an improving player play?
Hi all,
The last couple of months I've been working more on chess, mostly going through the Yusupov series and a couple of other books. I've been enjoying the study and consider it the start of a...

Started 05/15/17 at 15:11:54 by tipau
7 664 Last Post 05/19/17 at 19:51:12
By: Laramonet
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Bishops
Dear ChessPubbers,
Came across this on GM Davies blog on chess improvement by one of his regular co-contributors. The question asked: which bishop should White exchanged off?
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Started 04/26/17 at 07:25:49 by GabrielGale
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By: LeeRoth
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