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Started 05/22/06 at 01:07:36 by GMTonyKosten
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By: ThorGold
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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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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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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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Chess commercial
Hi guys,
I found that link on a german chesswebsite and like it very much.

Started 04/24/09 at 12:07:44 by 1.b4
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By: Markovich
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Chess rules & regulations
[i]I thought it would be a good idea to create a thread (unless I'm totally blind around this site) on this area as it an interesting topic that frequently pops up on a regular basis... it can be a...

Started 01/30/11 at 13:01:48 by 8arms
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By: TN
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ELO rating
Can someone clarify this, I have an ECF (English Chess Federation) grade and if I were to enter and play in a tournament that uses ELO ratings only, can I assume my ECF grade will be converted to an o...

Started 01/16/11 at 10:18:17 by 8arms
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By: RdC
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My White repertoire
I am rated approximately 2025 Elo, I am better in open positions with lots of tactics and I always play for the win.
My choice is playing 1. e4
French:  3.Nc3
3....Nf6 4.e5 Steinitz va...

Started 06/02/07 at 22:57:38 by 986
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The relative values of the chesspieces
i am interested in the chesspiece values. 
What did famous chessplayers  sayed? What is your opinion?
I know there are the beginners values: 1-3-3-5-9(10).
And there is an ve...

Started 12/01/05 at 22:55:12 by 986
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By: Frankly
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Mention the principles that you use in chess; and follow. And please clarify WHY you follow them.
Having said that I might clarify that a principle is an assumption; that you follow.

Started 01/23/09 at 20:23:55 by a priori
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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web lectures
I am looking for chess articles and lectures. Let's make a catalog for the best palces on the web for this.

Started 01/27/06 at 10:04:15 by abcab(Guest) (Guest)
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I just reached the 1500 elo plateau !
my high is 1500 UCF 1518 to be exact but i dont have a floor and dont know how to get better i have been doing tactics.and now my rating by tournaments is 1430 reating. went down 70 points oh i am 23 ...

Started 11/18/07 at 23:46:01 by accdragonpppr
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By: Willempie
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Anyone play chess variants?
Does anyone actually play chess variants or older versions of chess. I have been playing a lot of Makruk recently.
If anyone wants a game my username on boardgamr is acee
(only seems to be ...

Started 08/22/16 at 13:46:14 by ACEE
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Looking for an opening
I have started playing chess seriously in the past 6 months and am currently trying to find an opening as white.  I am looking for something which will allow me to have attacking and positional oppert...

Started 02/02/07 at 20:07:09 by AcuWill
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By: Antillian
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By: bragesjo
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Anand's secrets of preparation
Well ,
It's my third attempt to show you this wonderfull article .
Any insights , please.....

Started 05/28/12 at 15:42:12 by aidin
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Grand masters can see the future...
Just found this in my mail box . An excellent articleabout the nature of chess and improvement. What Do you think about  it ? Do you agree ?
Grand master stays a move ahead of game

Started 02/25/12 at 10:54:45 by aidin
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By: Matemax
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FIDE trainers' commission books
Hi all ,
after a while , again I went to buy some new , fresh and inspiring chess books . The seller who is an exprienced chess trainer himself offered 2 volumes of " FIDE trainers' commission "...

Started 11/12/11 at 16:21:37 by aidin
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By: Gorath
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Best general opening book you have ever read
Simply which and why?
FCO ? MCO ? NCO? Mastering chess opening ? Roll Eyes

Started 09/07/11 at 01:25:24 by aidin
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By: DoubleRipVanWinkle
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new books
you know me ,
I'm a chess book addict !
and in my most recent effort , I have ordered 17 very carefully selected and famouse books , such as :
1*How to reassess your chess (fourth editi...

Started 12/18/10 at 17:34:03 by aidin
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