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Started 05/22/06 at 00:07:36 by GMTonyKosten
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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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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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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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Any other teenagers here?
This question isn't even about chess, but from observation I get the feeling that the general demographics here lean more towards the older side (unlike chess.com and lichess, for example), so I still...

Started Today at 07:01:36 by gen z kid
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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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Playing tournament chess with mental disorders
I was wondering how hard it is to start playing tournament chess again with multiple mental disorders. Problems such as autism/Asperger's, severe depression, severe anxiety, plus very low self-esteem....

Started 01/19/20 at 23:28:55 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: motörhead
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Genderqueer chess players
I tried to look up stuff about this topic (as it relates to chess specifically) and I found absolutely no information on this, so I'll try to ask some questions here:
  • Is identifying as a ge...

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Started 01/17/20 at 16:00:22 by gen z kid
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Grivas Opening Laboratory
Grivas Opening Laboratory, Vol. 1. Efstratios Grivas. Chess Evolution 2019.
From the Publisher:
"The author presents a full opening repertory (sic) for the club player, which is analysed in ...

Started 12/06/19 at 19:55:36 by grandpatzer
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Bobby Fischer - The Final Years
Bobby Fischer - The Final Years. G. Sverrisson, translated by M. H.
Gudmundsdottir, 2019.
I just finished reading this touching memory of Fischer's final years in Iceland by his closest frie...

Started 12/16/19 at 13:27:37 by grandpatzer
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Cheparinov's 1. d4! Volume 1
Cheparinov's 1. d4! Volume 1: King's Indian and Grünfeld. Ivan Cheparinov. Thinkers Publishing, 2019
Just out. It looks like a very interesting series and a complete repertoire for White based on...

Started 01/08/20 at 21:28:54 by grandpatzer
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Anxiety attacks during tournament games
I've never experienced it myself, but for those of you who have, how was it like and how did you cope with it?

Started 01/03/20 at 06:41:31 by gen z kid
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Attacking with g2-g4. Dmitry KRYAKVIN
Attacking with g2-g4. Dmitry KRYAKVIN. New in Chess 2019.
I thought it was a book about early middlegame in which the move g2-g4 was strong or winning for White, but after seeing the PDF excerpt ...

Started 12/15/19 at 15:04:31 by grandpatzer
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Pacing to relieve nerves (+long winded anecdote)
45 minutes.
I stared at my position intently, with a few different moves in mind. It was so sharp, so complicated, so full of tension; I knew that choosing the wrong path could send my position i...

Started 12/25/19 at 09:30:34 by gen z kid
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Degraded chess thinking
Was watching Andrew Martin (2007) Foxy 76: The Hippo with 1...b6, g6 https://shop.chess.co.uk/product-p/cb02407.htm, wherein Martin presents the game Shaw vs Martin, 4NCL 2004 https://www.chessgame...

Started 01/02/20 at 21:59:25 by an ordinary chessplayer
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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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2019 Opening Books of the Year!
I want to give thumbs up for Christof Sielecki's: Keep It Simple 1.d4 and Cyrus Lakdawala's: The Modern Defence.
I might take up chess again!

Started 12/25/19 at 19:47:10 by RivertonKnight
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Old Wine in New Bottles (book by Mihail Marin)
https://www.schachversand.de/old-wine-in-new-bottles.html
This book looks pretty interesting to me (though maybe not to many others here?).  I knew of these articles Marin has been writing for Ch...

Started 12/28/19 at 17:37:52 by kylemeister
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What is the best way to analyze your games?
Hello everyone!
I was wondering what everyone's advice is on analyzing your games.  I have tried chessmaster blunder alert and more recently using Fritz from Chessbase server. 
What are you...

Started 12/18/14 at 23:53:22 by Michael Cobb
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Keep It Simple 1.d4 by Sielecki
I now see from Amazon that "Keep It Simple 1.d4" book by Sielecki will follow his award-winning 1.e4 book. The book will focus on 1.d4 2.Nf3 3.g3 4.0-0 vs. most Black lines, with an eventual 6.c4 to f...

Started 05/11/19 at 16:01:00 by grandpatzer
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