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Karlheinz Stockhausen
Does anyone else here love the music of Stockhausen?
Here are some of my highlights:
Cosmic Pulses

Started 02/10/20 at 23:12:40 by stockhausen
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Improving tactical play?
Do you have recommendations on how to improve tactical play and calculations? Do a lot of puzzles?
I'm rated around 2200, but I am fairly weak tactically (I often miss shots or even ...

Started 02/13/20 at 17:14:21 by ehpotsirhc
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By: ehpotsirhc
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What kind of music do you listen to?
What genre of music do you enjoy and what bands do you find yourself listening to?
I greatly enjoy classic rock, particularly after learning how to play guitar. I listen to a number of classic ba...

Started 10/28/09 at 06:17:27 by up and comer
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By: Jupp53
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Aren't we giving too much importance to openings?
I have the feeling that I am constantly changing my opening repertoire over the months / years in search for the "perfect opening" (or defense). In reality there is no perfect opening, most of opening...

Started 06/05/16 at 10:27:06 by grandpatzer
9 5044 Last Post 03/06/19 at 15:37:09
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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New here
Hi, I'm new to the forums. Intermediate chess player, looking forward to reading the boards

Started 11/21/16 at 09:38:12 by Knight
8 3285 Last Post 12/23/18 at 10:17:53
By: mañico_feroz
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Help adapting the White Elephant game for kids
This has nothing to do with chess. But I got such great help choosing a chess set for one grandkid, that I am hoping I might get some help with a game I want to use with some other grandkids. And ever...

Started 12/12/18 at 07:49:05 by Cynthia Moore
3 1004 Last Post 12/22/18 at 19:30:44
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Password generator for chessplayers
I was reading a random trail of password links and came across the following, which I thought might appeal to chess types:
create an 8x8 table like this:
2 9^/}hQU8<br...

[i](Note: Actually it's not an 8x8 table, it's 7x(mostly)8, and I had to insert some extra line breaks to

Started 07/09/18 at 21:01:05 by an ordinary chessplayer
2 2019 Last Post 08/27/18 at 03:09:16
By: Uhohspaghettio
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Consistent repeating 50/50 ocurrences
Hello Chesspub.
After some not so active months for me I've come back, put down my bindle for a while and now I'm gonna ask a very strange question.
You see I've set up and am currently dire...

Started 06/05/18 at 11:22:34 by Confused_by_Theory
5 1703 Last Post 06/06/18 at 09:46:41
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Non-ELO games in CB databases
In CB14 while putting together a DB comprising games between players ELO 2349-3400, I find that no matter how I filter or search-delete, etc., I cannot get rid of games whose players show no ELO at al...

Started 05/19/18 at 23:10:43 by BrokenCipher
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By: BrokenCipher
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Do you play Go?
Hi all,
Are there Go players here?   What do you think about this game?

Started 03/28/18 at 19:58:32 by tdv
2 1668 Last Post 05/12/18 at 17:57:15
By: Olivia_Chess
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Chess and language learning ability?
Hi Everyone,
I am not sure if any concrete research has been done on this, but I was wondering if you think that in terms of cognitive ability, chess ability and language learning are related sk...

Started 11/29/17 at 03:01:23 by BigTy
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By: tdv
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New Firefox browser update
Is anyone using the new Firefox browser update (the one with the blue strip at the top), and if so, are you finding it as slow and laggy as I am? Scroll bar on the right is sticking, and loading and c...

Started 11/18/17 at 12:48:44 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Vietnam War Music
Hi, I am pretty much into Vietnam War Music, is anybody else too?

Started 02/18/17 at 04:43:14 by MadMax
1 1549 Last Post 02/28/17 at 04:00:23
By: Paul
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Howdy, I'm new here. Starter chess player, looking forward to reading the boards

Started 02/18/17 at 04:38:00 by Egon
2 1558 Last Post 02/24/17 at 08:05:19
By: SouthofGrey
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Backgammon rule clarification
Hi all! Wishing everyone a Happy and Prosperous 2017!
Are there any backgammon enthusiasts among you? Over the holidays, I dusted off an old backgammon set and relearned the rules. I've got every...

Started 12/29/16 at 02:37:17 by Seth_Xoma
3 2221 Last Post 02/14/17 at 05:11:29
By: Paul
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Hi there.
I'm Paul from the UK. I've been playing chess for about a year / year and a half. So I wouldn't consider myself as a complete beginner.
I'm hoping to get some advice here to improve m...

Started 02/14/17 at 05:06:16 by Paul
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By: Paul
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Smartwatches - what do you do?
I recently bought a smartwatch, which I really enjoy using, but I'm always a bit uneasy when I wear it during a chess game. It (mine) is basically incapable of doing anything other than show the time ...

Started 12/12/16 at 15:20:16 by gwnn
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By: MartinC
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The world has come to an end
We thought we had reached rock bottom with W. How wrong we were...

Started 11/10/16 at 07:32:28 by Uberdecker
14 5535 Last Post 12/15/16 at 13:51:44
By: Scarblac
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How did Fischer do it?
How did he give up chess? It's so addictive!!!
My current strategy is to use Stayfocusd (no typo) to keep away from websites I waste time on and I find it works incredibly well. But Babaschess do...

Started 08/15/12 at 05:01:35 by Uhohspaghettio
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By: Knight
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Hi folks
Don't see an introductory thread.
New here. Been playing chess since i was about 7. I'm 38 now. Male, South Africa.
See you around!  Smiley

Started 10/21/16 at 11:16:14 by FourSquare
0 1627 Last Post 10/21/16 at 11:16:14
By: FourSquare
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