Days Before Databases + Rip off Chess Books

Days Before Databases + Rip off Chess Books

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31 Aug 15

In the late 1970's before databases Levy and O'Connell had a truly wonderful
idea. All the games that have ever played in book format covering about 10 Volumes!

I show two games the latter sets up a theme from this position.



And the glorious RHP games follow from here.

This weeks Rip Off Book is an unbelievable piece
of jumping on the 1972 band wagon marketing.

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Angler

River City

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02 Sep 15

Originally posted by greenpawn34
In the late 1970's before databases Levy and O'Connell had a truly wonderful
idea. All the games that have ever played in book format covering about 10 Volumes!

I show two games the latter sets up a theme from this position.

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And the glorious RHP games follow from here.

This weeks Rip Off Book is an unbelievable piece
of jumping on the 1972 band wagon marketing.

Blog 4
They published the first volume, as I recall. It sits on my shelf. Some of its entries are more accurate than ChessBase.

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03 Sep 15

Originally posted by greenpawn34
In the late 1970's before databases Levy and O'Connell had a truly wonderful idea. All the games that have ever played in book format covering about 10 Volumes!
Ooh! I want that book!

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