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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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Worst Chess Books Ever?
Well, I admit this is a bit of a reach. Grin
But I've been self-isolated so long I'm thinking of changing my user name to, "isolated pawn." Probably someone beat me to it.
But there's always p...

Started yesterday at 18:08:32 by cathexis
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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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By: Nickajack
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Burgess's 'Idiot-Proof Opening Repertoire'
A complete repertoire for black and white. Black side is a Scandinavian and QGA/Slav (not sure about specific move orders). White side is an English, apparently with a fair share of Botvinniks.
h...

Started 03/25/20 at 10:59:58 by gillbod
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By: kylemeister
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Grischuk's time management
I know this topic has come up a lot here and there in discussion, but it's typically just kind of taken for granted that Grischuk's just a 'time trouble addict' and he's 'always in time pressure.' The...

Started 03/24/20 at 05:24:52 by gen z kid
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By: Stigma
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The Modern Triangle
Just wanted to make everyone aware that The Modern Triangle was released yesterday on Forward Chess (https://forwardchess.com/product/the-modern-triangle).  I know a lot have people have been asking a...

Started 03/05/20 at 13:40:54 by Chris FC
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By: Chris FC
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Forward Chess - Book Suggestions
Chris here and I work on the Forward Chess (https://forwardchess.com/) team.  We are constantly trying to discover which books players would like to see on our platform. 
If you are not already ...

Started 02/19/20 at 12:14:22 by Chris FC
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By: Mtal
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Corona Puzzle
Hi all,
I don't know, where to put it, so I decided to post it here.
Some weeks ago, I played a game, which fizzled out in a draw, but at some point I thought, I had a good position, but it...

Started 03/22/20 at 13:33:23 by gewgaw
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Some more questions from the Noob
Greetings!
As usual, more effort brings more questions. Everyone was very helpful before and I hope these questions will be a bit more focused.
So, I got the Emms book, "First Steps." It is...

Started 03/22/20 at 14:26:35 by cathexis
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Look UK ng for a new opening for white
Hi all. I been wanting to try a new opening for white. Right now I play the london, jobrava london, and if I wanted, a tromp. I like something sharp and aggressive,  but something with not a lot of st...

Started 03/21/20 at 20:23:46 by Mtal
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By: gillbod
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Where can you get the pro chess league games?
Hi all, does anyone know where one can get the pro chess league games? Thanks.

Started 03/21/20 at 20:18:18 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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Novice asks Two Opening Questions
Greetings!
This is my 1st openings-related post & questions. I am a novice but I have a question that, although it might be advanced, I am definitely NOT looking for, "these are the best openings...

Started 03/15/20 at 22:38:46 by cathexis
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Poll: What is your favourite reply to 1.e4?
As subject above, what is your favourite reply to 1.e4? Please explain.

Started 03/06/20 at 05:50:07 by grandpatzer
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By: gillbod
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Poll: What is your favourite chess publisher in English?
As subject above, what is your favourite currently active chess publisher (English language books only), and - eventually - why?

Started 03/04/20 at 21:23:41 by grandpatzer
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Are chess diagram books useful for memory?
Hi there. Long time lurker, first (second) time poster. For info, I have a rating of +-1750-1800 on lichess.org. I shamefully play the Colle-Zukertort system as my main opening for white.
Anyway ...

Started 03/09/20 at 19:43:11 by ICWiener6666
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By: LeeRoth
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Fundamental Chess Strategy in 100 Games Zlatanovic
Boroljub Zlatanovic – Fundamental Chess Strategy in 100 Games. Thinkers Publishing, 2019.
Anyone has this book, and could please write her / his thoughts or a short review?

Started 03/02/20 at 14:31:34 by grandpatzer
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By: kylemeister
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Watson - A Strategic Opening Repertoire for White
Has anyone any news on this forthcoming book ? Being by such a respected author, I would think it would stimulate at least as much discussion as the Kaufman book. From the Gambit website, it will be 1...

Started 03/12/12 at 14:38:28 by Laramonet
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