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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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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,
RP

Started 07/11/20 at 21:33:54 by RoleyPoley
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By: Jupp53
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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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Poll: Kramnik-Topalov match
Kramnik's win over Aronian today got me thinking.  Maybe it's a good time for a poll on the upcoming Wch match...

Started 05/25/06 at 17:35:44 by OstapBender
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By: TopNotch
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Poll: Corus, group A.
I'll be visiting the tournament January 20.
Another note: Corus will probably be bought by Tata or CSN later this month. Let's hope the tournament will continue.

Started 01/12/07 at 14:29:33 by Alias
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By: Alias
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Cheating scandals in Croatia & Italy
Strange that the following depressing Chessbase story failed to attract interest on this forum. Lets try to rectify that shall we.
Zadar Open in Croatia 04.01.2013
"In this event, with 16 G...

Started 01/09/13 at 01:04:17 by TopNotch
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By: RdC
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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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By: ReneDescartes
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Poll: Who will win the Anand-Gelfand World Championship?
Hi, The Anand-Gelfand World Championship match is set to begin in a couple days.
Who will win the match, and by how much?
The match, which starts on May 11th, is scheduled for 12 games with...

Started 05/08/12 at 01:23:23 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: Alias
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Poll: Carlsen vs Anand Sochi 2014 World Championship
I think it's going to be a tight match but I'm going for Anand to win but I'm not certain of what the score will be. I know Carlsen is a favourite but I have gut feeling that Anand will pull off a big...

Started 11/04/14 at 18:04:29 by LostTactic
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By: Keano
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The Kaufman repertoire
http://www.newinchess.com/The_Kaufman_Repertoire_for_Black_and_White-p-955.html
Many new things. 1.d4 as white. Breyer and Grünfeld as black.

Started 01/12/12 at 14:37:07 by Alias
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By: Keano
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Poll: Candidate matches 2011 for WC 2012
Candidate matches.
The pairings for the candidate matches 2011 have been anounced, to decide who may challenge Anand in 2012.
Of course we greatly miss Magnus Carlsen.
Otherwise there a...

Started 02/07/11 at 19:18:48 by micawber
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By: Vulpes
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Poll: WCH 2013 Anand - Carlsen
The match site is up now: http://chennai2013.fide.com/
Let the speculations begin!  Smiley
Will Anand manage to outprepare Magnus or will Carlsen outplay him in the long run?

Started 09/24/13 at 08:28:47 by TalJechin
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By: GabrielGale
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Openings for adult class players
I thought it might be a good idea to move this to it's own thread so it is not overshadowed. I, and I would think many adult players fall into this category, could use some advice. Thanks everyone.<br...

Started 09/28/09 at 16:18:38 by Sandman
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By: Carld
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Poll: Who will win this year's Candidates' Tournament!
Hi,
I'll set up a poll this when I have a bit more time (this weekend?).
For now, who will win this year's Candidates' Tournament?
I'm rooting for Aronian or Kramnik. I'd love to see ...

Started 02/28/14 at 01:58:14 by Smyslov_Fan
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249 61233 Last Post 04/16/14 at 21:59:40
By: Keano
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What is Cowardice in Chess?
What is cowardice in chess?
It is when a grandmaster fears accepting a  gambit the way politicians do the press,
While  saying a gambit is unsound,
Will not play gambits for fear of bei...

Started 01/24/09 at 04:44:58 by Gambit
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By: Willempie
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Poll: Anand-Kramnik 2008 World Championships!
The World Chess Championships are about to start, and the two contestants actually seem to get along!  This should be the most fun World Championship since Kasparov-Kramnik, and perhaps since... umm.....

Started 10/13/08 at 04:23:08 by Smyslov_Fan
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226 38049 Last Post 11/18/08 at 02:57:46
By: Gerry1970
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Poll: WC Match Anand - Topalov
Who will be the next world champion and how?

Started 04/01/10 at 21:41:45 by thibdb13
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By: MNb
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38 players over 2700
I was a little bit shocked, when I noticed, that there are 38 players with over 2700 elo
http://chess.liverating.org/
Once upon a time the 2700 barrier was something magic, the 2600+ were ca...

Started 04/21/10 at 21:51:16 by gewgaw
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