In addition to maintaining ChessAssistance.com, Bob Pawlak has a Ph.D. in electronics engineering, and is a freelance writer. He wrote "The Chess Software Sourcebook", and co-authored "Cycling in Cyberspace". You may also have seen his articles on computer chess in the US chess publication "Chess Life". Bob wrote the Chess Flashcard Trainer software and also maintains www.chessreviews.com, as well.
Bob is an avid cyclist and runner. Music, most notably, art- and progressive- rock, are his favorites.
Articles by Robert Pawlak:
First steps with Chess Assistant
Next Steps with Chess Assistant
Constructing a player opening book in Chess Assistant 7
Tablebase installation in Chess Assistant
Some common mistakes
Classifiers are your friend!
CAP Data - what it's for, how to use it
Secrets of the Chess Assistant trees revealed!
Second part of my article on Chess Assistant trees
Self improvement - cataloging your mistakes in CA
Analysis modes explained
Solitaire chess with Chess Assistant
Miscellaneous Chess Assistant Tips and Tricks
Analyzing a game with Chess Assistant
Chess Assistant 7 Analysis Troubleshooting
Using Rebel 12 with Chess Assistant
Hash - how much is enough?
Updated! Chess Assistant 7 patch installation step-by-step
Opening repertoires, and using the new endgame classifier in Chess Assistant 7
Improve your tactics!
Everything you wanted to know about background analysis*, but were afraid to ask
Customizing the look and feel of Chess Assistant 7
Clearing Up Confusion with Databases, Datasets, Classifiers and Classes
Hyperthreading and processors
The player's encyclopedia in Chess Assistant 7/8
Which program is best for me?
X3d Fritz vs. Kasparov Computer Analysis
Web Publishing with Chess Assistant
Using the Opening CDs, Part A
Using CraftySE under Chess Assistant 7.1
The annotation editor
Using the Opening CDs, Part B
Amaze your friends, make your own chess movies!
All you ever wanted to know about Convekta *
About Sergey Abramov, head of business operations at Convekta
Chess Assistant Objects
Beginner's common questions
Importing Bookup Information into Chess Assistant
A quick guide for Chessbase users
Quickly filling in field names
Step-by-step Shredder 9 engine installation
Viewing tablebase data in Chess Assistant's tree
Updating Information in the Direct Tree Configuration
A talk with Victor Zakharov, head of Convekta development, part a
A talk with Victor Zakharov, head of Convekta development, part b
Special upgrade offers for Rybka
We were gone, now we're back
GM Jaan Ehlvest vs. Rybka odds match!
$10,000 USD internet open blitz tournament
New products and specials at Convekta
Free access to a large collection of six-man tablebases is now available
Famous Players Collection - Botvinnik
Chess Assistant 9 is here (!)
CA 7 Patch installation instructions. PLEASE READ!
Chess Assistant 8 Mega Packet Review
Chess Assistant 9 review
Chess Assistant 9.03
Chess Middlegame Collection Review
Chess Assistant 8 now shipping!!!
Review of Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
Chess Openings 2003 Review
Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players
More news on Chessplanet
Convekta's Games of the Cup, Starting July 15, 2004
Review of Comprehensive Chess Endings and Nalimov Tablebase DVD!
Comprehensive Chess Openings 2005 Review
Dinosaur Chess Review
Endgame Theory and Practice Review
Famous Player Collections
Modern Chess Openings: French Defense
Convekta game service subscription
ICC support is back in Chess Assistant 8!
Modern Chess Openings King's Indian Defense
Interesting endgame studies books
Review of Convekta's new Mate Studies training CD
Encyclopedia of Middlegames III
Middlegames IV review
Convekta announces new web site
A CT-ART study regimen
Chess Assistant Build 730, and New Chess Assistant Lite are Available
Updated CA Lite information
Some other sources of CA information on the web
Convekta's new CD on Nimzowitch's opening
New Chessplanet site
New internet chess client available
Opening Instructor Review
Pocket Chess Combinations and Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
Pocket Chess Endings and Middlegames Review
Pocket Chess Strategy Review
Convekta releases a killer chess app for the PocketPC!
Rybka and Chess Openings 2007
Chess Openings 2006
Modern Chess Openings: Sicilian Defense
Six World Champions Collection Review
Six-man tablebases on DVD!
Slav Defense Review
Superfinal 2004 Coverage and Free Commented Games
Total Chess Training II review
Two PocketPC chess programs for beginners
Spassky CD Review