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  1. 11 May '07 20:37
    While some of his opening theory is a bit out of date today, Philidor was both a surprisingly modern player and an excellent, detailed annotator whose writings were considered useful learning tools into the mid-19th century.

    For some time, I have been thinking about creating either an instructional book or CD based on Philidor's writings and using his own words (plus plenty of tactical problems taken from his 60-odd games).

    Before commiting to the project, I wanted to canvass opinion. Would anyone be interested in this?


    Thanks everyone.
  2. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    11 May '07 20:42
    i would like a philodor book.....just a question..why no games played?
  3. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    11 May '07 20:43
    book would be better than cd i think
  4. 11 May '07 20:49
    Originally posted by jvanhine
    i would like a philodor book.....just a question..why no games played?
    I would be including all of the games I can locate in an index at the end, composed and original. It would probably also have a brief biography at the beginning.
  5. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    11 May '07 21:04
    that would be cool....is it in algaberic notation....i cant stand the old kind....ive only seen one of his games but it was a good one. id buy it.
  6. 11 May '07 23:43
    Yes, I would convert it to algebraic.
  7. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    12 May '07 00:44