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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: FreeRepublic
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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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By: GMTonyKosten
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How to Improve - non exhaustive list.
would you guys like to start a non exhaustive list of things we can do to improve?

Started 12/03/21 at 03:52:19 by FMCharless
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Help for a problem with development ?
After playing several years at local clubs I believe my main problem is development. Too soon I try to set up tactical shots. I may lose with some pieces on their starting squares. Our club had a youn...

Started 12/07/21 at 05:41:46 by ernie
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By: FMCharless
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Grandmaster Gambits: 1 e4 Palliser Williams
Has anyone already bought this new book from Everyman? It looks very interesting to me, especially for the non-mainstream lines / gambits from the PDF.

Started 10/27/21 at 15:17:12 by grandpatzer
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By: grandpatzer
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Iossif Dorfman-- Outposts.
Iossif Dorfman has a video series called "The Method in Chess" (just like his book) at chess24.com.
One of the lectures is one on a element of his method called the outpost.
Do you friends k...

Started 11/30/21 at 04:09:56 by FMCharless
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By: ReneDescartes
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forum doesnt have the option to input a board?
this forum doesnt have the option to input a board with pieces for analysis?
my god how long has this forum been around.
am I wrong?
I try adding the pgn, but it only gives the option t...

Started 11/30/21 at 06:06:13 by FMCharless
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By: FMCharless
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Openings with Piece Sacrifices - list
Hi,
I am interested in learning about openings with piece sacrifices.
These are the only ones I know.
Would you help me build this list?
Thanks!!
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cochr...

Started 11/13/21 at 23:30:25 by FMCharless
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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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By: Bibs
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fastest ways to become GM
why don't we talk about everything we can do to become GM.
I had a friend that said that from 2200 to 2500 FIDE is only a 300 rating point difference.
He also stated that you can split those...

Started 11/23/21 at 05:23:47 by FMCharless
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group buying chess lessons
have you guys heard of a group buy? its basically many people splitting the cost of something among themselves essentially making it a group buy or buying something as a group.
well I have been c...

Started 11/23/21 at 06:46:03 by FMCharless
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what happened to the post on piece sacrifices?
does anyone know what happened to the post on piece sacrifices?

Started 11/23/21 at 03:26:33 by FMCharless
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White Rooks
Alain C. White (1910) The White Rooks, which I recently picked up in a Hippocrene Books facsimile The White Rooks in Chess Strategy, is surprisingly fascinating. Usually I can solve them, but not this...

Started 11/18/21 at 22:31:55 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Chessbase sales?
Does anyone know when chessbase might have a sale coming up? Do they do anything maybe for black Friday? I know every now and then I get an email that there is a one day sale going on. I wanted to get...

Started 10/10/21 at 03:07:54 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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material searches - in chessbase - best uses
I wanted to start a thread about this subject to turn ourselves into  ninjas using chessbase.
I noticed that material searches got much better with chessbase 15. I dont know if I am missing out o...

Started 11/15/21 at 22:46:31 by FMCharless
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"Three Hundred Chess Games" by Siegbert Tarrasch
I ordered my copy this evening with the hope to find something useful for the study of the middlegame. Specifically Tarrasch's quotes.
GM Melik Khachiyan mentions him a lot in his videos from che...

Started 11/07/21 at 01:34:53 by FMCharless
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By: FMCharless
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Opening Study Process
All
I have been a longtime lurker but have not posted much as you can see from my 4 posts.  I have learned so much from reading the posts and so appreciate everyone's contributions.  If I am post...

Started 02/01/21 at 14:07:08 by D10763
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