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  1. 28 Dec '08 00:04
    I was wondering if anyone who doesn't actually speak Russian has read/owns any.

    I have read that the book Russian For Chessplayers is a good guide to understanding it.
    Does anyone have that one?

    Can someone give a small score to a game in Russian and then include the pgn?

    Thanks
  2. 28 Dec '08 07:02
    I speak Russian and I have quite a few Russian chess books. Usually they are excellent, but the best of them were translated into English so there is no problem with language.
  3. Standard member jarrasch
    NeighborhoodChampion
    28 Dec '08 14:47
    Hello,

    I don't speak Russian and don't have any chess books in Russian,
    but if you would like to test your "understanding" of Russian,
    check this link with Russian chess books to download:
    http://shch.webhost.ru/page11.htm

    Please be aware that these e-books might violate some copyrights.

    jarrasch
  4. 28 Dec '08 15:28
    I have Botvinnik's Best Games in Russian - my brother won it as a prize many years ago. Of very little use as I can't understand what the great man is saying!

    Here's a link to a funny little article which appeared on ChessBase a while back - scroll down past the photos to find out how an online translator deals with chess in Russian : ) Lots of elephants!

    http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2035
  5. 28 Dec '08 18:50
    Originally posted by streetfighter
    I have Botvinnik's Best Games in Russian - my brother won it as a prize many years ago. Of very little use as I can't understand what the great man is saying!

    Here's a link to a funny little article which appeared on ChessBase a while back - scroll down past the photos to find out how an online translator deals with chess in Russian : ) Lots of elephants!

    http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2035
    Funny Stuff

    I noticed Babel Fish on that site. (That's what they used.)

    Could I use that?

    How would I get the words in with a standard keyboard?