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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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By: shuda2
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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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By: trw
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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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Rakhmanov's Opening Preparation
Just wondering if anyone that has this book would be able to tell me a little more about the contents.
He mentions in the introduction a few of his favourite opens in particular the Petroff, Scan...

Started 08/05/21 at 21:00:06 by MW
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By: grandpatzer
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R.I.P - GM Evgeny Sveshnikov
Very sad news and my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and admirers:
https://www.chess.com/news/view/evgeny-sveshnikov-1950-2021
I understand his passing was covid related. For al...

Started 08/18/21 at 20:14:21 by TopNotch
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By: Keano
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Game analysis - request
Good morning,
I have lost the endgame where I had two bishops vs my opponent's two knights. I really have no idea what I have done wrong, can you give some advice? Thanks!

Started 09/12/21 at 18:15:08 by Paul Garcia
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Coffeehouse 1.e4 Repertoire by Gawain Jones
Hi! I didn't see a thread discussing this book already. Has anyone gotten the first volume yet? Seems appealing...

Started 07/04/21 at 01:34:07 by mn
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online chess coach
hello, i have been searching for an online chess coach recently, ( on ICC ) and i found some interesting options, but unable to chose the best one! ... i need some help figuring out what to chose! i a...

Started 10/04/11 at 19:15:10 by the nazgul
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Small Steps book?
Hi all,
Anyone have the Small Steps books? Just wondering, how are they? What do they exactly cover?Are they a drop everything and read this kind of book? Are there othere books out there that c...

Started 06/13/21 at 21:54:31 by Mtal
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Annotated Games
I would like to know if there are any annotated games or books with annotated games for beginners(Fide 1000-1400) and intermediate (Fide 1400-1800) level players.It should be suitable both for learner...

Started 08/26/21 at 05:37:33 by Vishnu
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By: huibui
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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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Books to Find a Plan - Middlegame
I would like to know whether there are any books to "Find a Plan" in middle game, exactly right after the opening phase is over.Well the book should cover all the fundamentals of planning which is sui...

Started 08/14/21 at 16:34:18 by Vishnu
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By: TopNotch
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1e4 repertoire by Rizzitano

Modern Chess Opening Repertoire for White
by IM James Rizzitano
Gambit Publications ; 176 pages ; £16 $23 €22
November 2021
“The main lines recommended are:
- Giuoco Piano (via Bishop...

http://www.gambitbooks.com/books/Modern_Chess_Opening_Repert

Started 08/11/21 at 20:20:56 by tracke
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By: lg
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Free Swiss Pairing Software?
Any recommendations? Looking for something FIDE-compliant (if there's such a thing!), fair (i don't know if this is an issue?!) and user-friendly.
Many thanks.  Smiley

Started 08/20/05 at 15:01:15 by lnn2
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By: Nina
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I Decide To Go To War
I wanted to make this thread here for a few reasons. First - I can't find a more serious, in depth, and beneficial chess forum online. The Chess.com forums are a zoo and not something I can be wasting...

Started 06/24/21 at 06:02:17 by ChessIsWar
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