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Game collections
My favorite type of chess books are player's game collections (especially when they are written by the players themselves).   They are my favorite because studying a great player's games is one of the...

Started 08/14/05 at 23:25:26 by Prince-Nez
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Poll: ChessPub Book of the year 2019
Hi All,
Here is the book of the year poll for titles published in 2019.
Closing date is 2 August.
Best wishes,
RP

Started 07/11/20 at 21:33:54 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 00:07:36 by GMTonyKosten
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Poll: ChessPub Book of the Year 2018
Here is the poll for the 2018 openings book of the year. I've stopped the nominations, and I've also stopped new member registration. One vote per member, but you have one hour to change your mind!<br...

Started 02/24/19 at 10:17:52 by GMTonyKosten
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By: FightingDragon
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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 02:33:05 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: GMTonyKosten
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how to checkmate the black king in two moves
Hi guys, newbie here.
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kind regards

Started 06/08/21 at 12:22:41 by Alberto
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Mea Culpa Puzzle 01
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To better simulate real gameplay, I won't indicate what the result is supposed to be or how many moves the solution is. Let your analysis ...

Started 06/10/21 at 07:02:27 by TopNotch
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Anti-Cheating Metrics and Chess.com
I have read what is on their site and it is predictably vague for perhaps obvious reasons. Their site tried to be very reassuring but far less than informative. I would like to ask this: Suppose anoth...

Started 06/06/21 at 12:57:16 by cathexis
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By: cathexis
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Lifetime Repertoires: Queen's Gambit Declined
25h 10 min
491 variations
00 - Introduction
000- Quickstarter Guide
01 - Chapter 1: The Exchange Variation
02 - Chapter 2: The Main Line: 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bxf6
03 - Chapter 3: ...

Started 02/24/21 at 11:42:50 by alyechin
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By: cathexis
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Help me pick my opening for white
Hi all, I just can't decide what openimg to play. I thinkni narrowed it down to the jobrava london, Botvinnik english, or b3. I like them all, jobrava I do pretty well with but now and then it could b...

Started 05/31/21 at 19:19:26 by Darthmambo
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By: TopNotch
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Opening Repertoire How-To
Quoting myself here:
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The one course they should be offering is "Complete Guide to Creating an Opening Repertoire", structured by level the same as Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginn...


Started 02/24/21 at 18:15:32 by an ordinary chessplayer
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By: MaxJudd
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Trends in ... author names
Seeing more and more of this. A sort of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), no doubt. On the other hand, when I look at the top sellers on amazon.com, I see only worthy titles.
  • Bobby Silman (...

Started 05/17/21 at 18:00:57 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Startling Opening Repertoire - New Edition
I noticed this on the Gambit site, coming September 2019. IIRC the original book was a 1 e4 repertoire with the Max Lange, Qxd4 +Rossolimo Sicilians, and Two Knights French.

Started 05/01/19 at 15:06:31 by mn
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By: Jonathan Tait
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Worst chess book title
Previously we have had:
But speaking only of the title?
I nominate Ray

Started 05/12/21 at 04:27:33 by an ordinary chessplayer
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By: MNb
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Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Cyrus Lakdawala: Opening Repertoire: 1 D4 with 2 C4
Viktor Moskalenko: An Attacking Repertoire for White with 1.D4: Ambitious Ideas and Powerful Weapons
What are they going to reccomend?

Started 02/14/19 at 15:31:31 by alyechin
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114 42262 Last Post 05/03/21 at 21:47:48
By: RoleyPoley
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An Odd and Unimportant Question
Due to COVID, all clubs in my area have been shut down to in-person meetings for over a year. But I didn't begin serious study until just before that happened and so I've yet to join a club. Expect to...

Started 04/29/21 at 23:44:52 by cathexis
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ChessPub Book of the Year 2020 Nominations
Go!
(No nominations from me, every year I count on y'all to let me know which books are worth buying.)
Smiley

Started 04/05/21 at 21:24:01 by an ordinary chessplayer
9 1404 Last Post 04/23/21 at 02:40:50
By: BigTy
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Three Move Solitaire
Solitaire chess is a tried-and-true method of training. I have used it before but not so much these days because I have issues with how solitaire books deal with "points", and relatedly how they deal ...

Started 04/04/21 at 09:19:25 by an ordinary chessplayer
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By: MaxJudd
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Going to the swimming pool before the round?!? ;)
As in the summer there are traditionally many chess tournaments, I ask myself if it is positive or negative for one's play to spend time at the swimming pool before playing chess.
What do you thi...

Started 07/01/08 at 09:52:01 by FightingDragon
8 1987 Last Post 04/05/21 at 12:42:58
By: Bibs
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Book series
Could someone explain the differences in the various chess “series” of books? Specifically, which is supposed to be “first” - starting out or move by move? Then throw in the chess developments or ches...

Started 03/28/21 at 16:13:05 by Sandman
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