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- Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:54 am
- Forum: Chess History
- Topic: Out of print books that shouldn't be...
- Replies: 11
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A book called "The Soviet Chess Conveyor" by Mikhail Shereshevsky, published in Sofia, Bulgaria, 1994 (english language). Chess book reviewers seem to have overlooked this outstanding book. Very hard to find a second-hand copy. Shereshevsky is a very talented writer. Shereshevsky may be a very tale...
- Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:05 am
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Chessbase is not putting its mouth where its money is
- Replies: 9
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Why doesn't ChessBase support Linux? Because it's uneconomic for them to do so.
Years ago I beat a much stronger player who was particularly upset over the result when I revealed my grade. In order to soften the blow I added, "If it's any consolation you're the strongest player I've ever beaten." What I meant was that I must have been lucky, but for some reason what I'd said up...
SCID is okay, but a major failing is that though it can read PGN files it can't write them. I know little about SCID other than taking a couple of minutes to download and install it. However the write to PGN option is certainly there, both as one game (useful for bloggers) and as a whole file. Both...
<bump> Sunday Feature Sunday 19 December 9:30pm - 10:15pm BBC Radio 3 From King to Pawn Novelist and occasional chess player David Szalay presents an examination of chess as a metaphor in literature and modern art, and how the powerful personalities symbolised by the pieces have embodied the ideals ...
- Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:12 am
- Forum: Chess Questions
- Topic: Does your League still have adjournments?
- Replies: 115
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I remember turning up at a certain resumption. I had the slightly better position and had carefully prepared (or so I thought) for whatever my opponent had sealed. But when I opened the envelope the sealed move was something I hadn't even considered. It got me very worried for a few moments until I ...
I think I can detect a pattern. We're all unofficially 167, aren't we?Carl Hibbard wrote:I will do of course but it's unlikely to go live until tomorrow now, sorry...
Harley-Yeo, Gareth an un-official 167
So Carl what's your advice? Is it worth staying up after 12 midnight, clicking on refresh every 10 seconds, or should I go to bed and get up early.....or just stay up late tomorrow, or simply wait until I get to Canterbury on Sunday? It's worse than waiting for the Honours List....which is regularl...