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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: 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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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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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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Worst chess book title
Previously we have had:
But speaking only of the title?
I nominate Ray

Started Today at 04:27:33 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Book of the year poll is up--vote now while you ca
Can. Hi everyone, just a heads up if you intended to vote in the Book of the Year contest. The poll was originally closed on Aug.2, but it's now open again briefly so that people who missed it can vot...

Started 08/04/20 at 15:58:56 by ReneDescartes
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Small Steps to Success 1 and 2
Hi, has anyone read Small Steps to Success 1 and 2? What did you think of it? How did it help your game?are there other older books that pretty much cover what's in them? Thanks.

Started 04/03/20 at 01:32:53 by Mtal
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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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Any other teenagers here?
This question isn't even about chess, but from observation I get the feeling that the general demographics here lean more towards the older side (unlike chess.com and lichess, for example), so I still...

Started 01/27/20 at 07:01:36 by gen z kid
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Degraded chess thinking
Was watching Andrew Martin (2007) Foxy 76: The Hippo with 1...b6, g6 https://shop.chess.co.uk/product-p/cb02407.htm, wherein Martin presents the game Shaw vs Martin, 4NCL 2004 https://www.chessgame...

Started 01/02/20 at 21:59:25 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Survey for final school project
Dear ChessPub.com-Users,
I'm a swiss student and currently working on my final school project, in which I analyse and compare several purely strategic boardgames. My goal is to create a new strat...

Started 08/29/19 at 15:06:00 by Zorty
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Government owned chess publishing house
I was not sure where put this, but we all know about the usual chess publishing houses like Quality Chess, Chess Stars, Everyman, New in Chess, which are all private enterprises. But is there any gove...

Started 07/02/19 at 04:57:18 by Leon_Trotsky
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Is the minority attack obsolete per AlphaZero ?
In Sadler & Regan's book Game Changer it's noted that AlphaZero never does a minority attack.
Surprising as Black's goal in the Najdorf, & other Sicilians, is a queenside minority attack. Could t...

Started 05/01/19 at 20:27:55 by ernie
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Is the minority attack obsolete per AlphaZero ?
In Sadler & Regan's book Game Changer it's noted that AlphaZero never does a minority attack.
Surprising as Black's goal in the Najdorf, & other Sicilians, is a queenside minority attack. Could t...

Started 05/01/19 at 20:25:51 by ernie
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Chessable French Winawer for Black

Started 02/23/19 at 01:27:39 by Leon_Trotsky
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Webinar: Free chess training
Hello, I'm Alberto Chueca, FIDE Master and chess coach.
Today, I would like to help some of you by giving you a free chess online training about strategy.
Are you finding how to improve in c...

Started 09/26/18 at 08:44:05 by AlbertoChueca
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Ehlvest book GM Opening Preparation
I have looked at the first chapter and it is a pretty good workup of isolated pawn positions, and some historical games, with quite a few general insights and observations. A good discussion of "resea...

Started 09/01/18 at 13:12:42 by Pawnpusher
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Missing Woodpecker thread
Here's a link to the disappearing Woodpecker thread:
http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/chess/YaBB.pl?num=1532004609

Started 07/21/18 at 17:33:55 by ReneDescartes
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