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Before asking for help with improvement....
Hi all!
Since 2003, chess publicans have been starting threads asking for chess improvement. 
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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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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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 2019
Hi All,
Here is the book of the year poll for titles published in 2019.
Closing date is 2 August.
Best wishes,

Started 07/11/20 at 21:33:54 by RoleyPoley
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By: Jupp53
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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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Open Rapid Tournament in Iceland
This year there will be many exciting chess events in Iceland. Many of you probably read about the Milk Tournament in the latest NIC issue. This year we will have that event again but until then there...

Started 01/06/03 at 04:14:06 by xzibit
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Kasparov cancels on Israel
Kasparov has just canceled his participation in the Man versus Machine competition in Israel that would be held in Jerusalem on January 7-9. The rest of the match in New York City is still supposed to...

Started 01/06/03 at 17:51:40 by yaltmax
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By: yaltmax
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Kasparov Chess University - lessons
This topic has been moved to General Chess by yaltmax.

Started 01/08/03 at 17:00:04 by SutterCane
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Alexandra Kosteniuk is in Newsweek
Newsweek has devoted two pages to Alexandra Kosteniuk.
You can read the full text here:

Started 01/17/03 at 16:27:46 by yaltmax
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By: yaltmax
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Poll: Kasparov vs. Deep Junior
Well, the famous Man vs. Machine (Kasparov vs. Deep Junior) match is about to start in New York City soon on January 26th.
Any ideas what kind of opening/s Kasparov will be using against machine ...

Started 01/19/03 at 05:06:33 by yaltmax
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By: yaltmax
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Rolf Marten
HI everyone,
I was wondering if anyone has heard anything about Rolf Marten, he created some really good variations in some openings.  I saw an article in NIC but the issue is from 1999. ???

Started 01/18/03 at 08:34:03 by Oderus_Urungus
1 1852 Last Post 01/28/03 at 22:19:46
By: SutterCane
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Play in a rapid with top GM's
Check out the registered players and see if you can find time to link a visit to Iceland with playing in a top class event.
You and 15+ 2600 doesn't sound so bad. ...

Started 02/07/03 at 21:57:20 by xzibit
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Man vs Machine Picture Report
Since I went to the 1st game of Kasparov vs. Deep Junior match in New York, I've decided to share some pictures (taken by me and my lovely wife Lena) with you so you can feel a bit like you've been th...

Started 01/27/03 at 07:23:39 by yaltmax
4 2556 Last Post 02/08/03 at 02:36:08
By: yaltmax
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Online chess
There are rumours on about a free server called DNCS. Is there anyone who can provide some more info. Thanks.

Started 02/22/03 at 10:30:45 by Obvious (Guest)
1 1771 Last Post 02/22/03 at 16:26:27
By: yaltmax
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Kasparov Chess University - lessons
Is anybody out there who knows what happens with the superb lessons which were offered at KCU - element of former ???
These lessons were great for our!!...

Started 01/08/03 at 19:08:43 by SutterCane
2 3608 Last Post 02/25/03 at 21:38:30
By: Bilbo Baggins
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Bishop piece
My friend told me that there is a meaning to that cut on a Bishop's head but he could not recall it. So, does anyone know what that cut-through means on a Bishop's piece? Just curious 8)

Started 01/15/03 at 05:29:23 by yaltmax
3 2800 Last Post 03/07/03 at 16:39:09
By: john d (Guest)
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Has ever looked into doing something about Pafu's openings (

Started 03/08/03 at 22:53:05 by Bob More (Guest)
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Just found out that ChesBase produced the opening CD with Don Maddox called "Franco-Benoni." !! I never heard of such a system. They say it's a cross between the French and the Benoni based on 1…e6 an...

Started 03/01/03 at 05:30:35 by yaltmax
3 4760 Last Post 03/12/03 at 00:06:31
By: Not a GM (Guest)
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Linares! Linares!
Just turned 16 years old and Radjabov beats Kasparov with Black at Linares ... that is one hell of a talent ...  Smiley

Started 02/25/03 at 13:16:46 by alumbrado
4 2315 Last Post 04/09/03 at 14:14:25
By: yaltmax
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Busts to Repertoire Videos and Books
  I would like to start a list of busts to lines reccomended in books and videos.  Does anyone have any?

Started 06/22/03 at 19:06:14 by Bilbo Baggins
2 1876 Last Post 07/23/03 at 04:43:57
By: alumbrado
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