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Started 05/22/06 at 01:07:36 by GMTonyKosten
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By: ThorGold
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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: GMTonyKosten
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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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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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By: RoleyPoley
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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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can't find chesspub games or variations
in spite of various messages and symbol / icons in the 'playable ebooks', when i click on them, nothing [visible on my screen ;( ] appears. nothing happens when i click on the variations either.
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Started 01/11/10 at 03:41:13 by pleasant
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Chess & children
This pedagogical question is prompted by a discussion in the 1 e4 fourm of Yrola & Tella's Explosive Chess Opening Repertoire for Black, which advocates 1 ... d6 as a response to any opening move from...

Started 01/18/05 at 23:03:58 by HgMan
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By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
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format .txt to .pgn ?
Is there any soft to convert .txt files in .pgn files?

Started 07/27/07 at 17:40:22 by Dji
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By: Dji
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improve your chess usefull?
Does anyone have any experience with the "improveyourchess" website.
I am a 1800 player, and like so many patzers I'd like to break the 2000 boundary.
I play once a week at my chess club, bu...

Started 05/02/09 at 15:05:29 by Hakkenbar
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By: cyronix - Ex Member
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Poll: Interesting Positional Question
Since I can't display FEN here, please look here for the question. http://www.redhotpawn.com/board/showthread.php?threadid=80700

BTW: Ironically, while RHP supports FEN, it does not suppor...

Started 11/13/07 at 06:11:24 by exigentsky
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Moving forward......
 Hello, my very first post on a very interesting site. First off, a little bit about my experiences with the game of chess. I learned the game awile ago but never really played all that much. Nevermi...

Started 06/09/06 at 22:26:23 by TRIAD
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By: Willempie
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Poll: Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament
It's another 2 hours before the start of the tournament.... so who's going to take home 80,000 Euros?   Shocked

Started 10/20/10 at 06:23:18 by jmi
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By: jmi
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read the book rapid chess improvement
has anyone read the book rapid chess improvement for the adult player.everyman chess book 2002.its a great book.? Smiley Smiley

Started 12/30/06 at 03:40:07 by inn3
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By: J-dog
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Sch. of Chess Excellence vs. Sch.Future Champions
I am thinking of investing in the Dvoretsky books, namely the 4 part School of Chess Excellence Series.
Recently I noticed that there is a newer similar series School of Future Champions. I reme...

Started 05/21/08 at 12:33:34 by Antillian
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By: BabySnake
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Poll: What'd ya like to see in future FritzTrainers?
It seems to me that it's time to speculate and have some fun, so I thought I'd start a poll here. Also, I think since Chessbase has increased their production of FritzTrainers, and since they have hav...

Started 04/08/09 at 06:41:13 by ghenghisclown
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By: LeeRoth
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$100,000 Challenge to FIDE
Some of you may have heard about the pompously titled "Ultimate Computer Chess Challenge 2007." Paradoxically, it is between Fritz and Junior, chess engines that aren't even close to being the best ac...

Started 06/02/07 at 07:57:25 by exigentsky
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By: GMTonyKosten
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% Survival per piece, Statistics given
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The percentages below show, for each of the initial 32 pieces, the likelihood that the piece will still be on the chess board when the game ends. Amusing.
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Source of the D...

Started 10/26/14 at 03:35:31 by GeneM
7 1341 Last Post 11/13/14 at 22:15:11
By: MartinC
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&*$!@! Exchange Caro-Kann
Today was the 4th time out of 4 games (team championship season 2009/10), in which the White player (within an imaginary border of 150 points above/below me) effortlessly achieved a draw against me in...

Started 05/02/10 at 18:39:57 by HoemberChess
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By: HoemberChess
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"A contemporary approach to the middle game"
What do you think about this book by Aleksei Suetin?

Started 07/02/08 at 15:18:06 by Holbox
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By: thibdb13
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"Anti-Anti-Repertoire" for Black for 1. e4
I had an idea of manipulating my opening repertoire as Black, especially imod 1. e4. I happen to play four openings regularly against 1. e4, according to frequency:
I) Sicilian: Najdorf usually, some K...

Started 03/11/15 at 21:29:17 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: chk
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