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Reference request: Books/Video series on prophylaxis

I would like to imitate the prophylactic playing style of Aron Nimzowitsch, Tigran Petrosian and/or Anatoly Karpov. May I know if there are any books/video series that you would recommend?
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Looking for a PGN reader and writer for Windows 10

I'm looking for a PGN reader and writer for Windows 10. I want to be able to modify and write if I want to enter new lines, all while keeping the format in PGN. I've downloaded ChessX, and it would ...
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What site/s has/have different ratings for different time controls for Chess960?

Lichess and chess.com and have ratings for Chess960, but this is regardless of time control and bullet/blitz/rapid(/classical) in Lichess. Please recommend a site that has different ratings for ...
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What are some of the best free puzzle rush apps?

I'm looking for a puzzle rush app that's free and does not require a subscription. I tried using the Chess.com app, but there's a limit on the number of times you can play in a day.
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How can I convert a pgn file into a text, word, or pdf file?

I want to convert a pgn file into a text, word, or pdf file so I can export games in a pgn file format. I either need software or a link to an online tool. Does anyone know of such a tool?
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Advanced video chess lectures

Could you recommend any video lessons online? I know STL Chess Club on YouTube and I am looking for something similar for 2000+ FIDE players.
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A question about chess literature

I am looking for a chess book written in a very engaging style and thoroughly professional manner. The book should be more along philosophical and psychological lines rather than notations and ...
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Retrograde problem websites

I am looking for a good chess website about retrograde analysis problems, but after a few searches, I haven't found anything. Are there any websites that you can recommend?
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High-quality (not bitmap) diagram software

I'm looking for software that can take FEN and generate a high-quality diagram, in PDF, Postscript, Windows metafile, or something else that will look good at 1200x1200 dpi or better. I thought the ...
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What are some helpful chess tactics training websites? [closed]

I like Chesstempo and chess.emrald.net[1]. Are there any others? Edit (25.12.2020): Since at least 2018, chess.emrald.net has often not been responsive.