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Are there any common ways to get the Pillsbury structure against 1.e4 as Black?

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Why is there so much focus on the centre in chess?

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Are there any new ideas in the Alapin? [closed]

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CDrill : PST, Threat and OppKingAttack [closed]

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Estimating the "final" strength of a kid

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Steinitz vs Mainline classical French

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How many illegal moves are allowed in Classical, Rapid & Blitz?

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Transposition table problems with negamax

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A difficult same color Bishop endgame

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For a chess learner, isn't spatial phase after time phase?

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Ideas for giving chess lessons at school for differing levels of playing strength?

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I do a lot of silly mistakes in Chess. What exercises would benefit me? [duplicate]

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Brainteaser: What is the one thing a queen cannot do that all other pieces can do?

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Why are the Indian Candidates' names spelt the way they are?

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Opening line that messes up my repertoire

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Is it too late for me to get into competitive chess?

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Blindfold Simultaneous software

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Lower bound on the number of moves to reach given position

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Chess game variants [closed]

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Why is Ncxe5 more accurate than Ndxe5?

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Chess engines missing mate in 2

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My next question on a sacrifice

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What program/website shows the last captured piece in displaying the last move played in a position?

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Can anyone explain this sacrifice?

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Stockfish with python-chess on ubuntu

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I need help Identifying where exactly this set came from

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Requesting Information On Books

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How's Artur Yusupov's Award-Winning Training Course Book Collection? [closed]

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In this position, why is Nb4 better than b4?

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Why Stockfish 16 won't evaluate positions in check or checkmate?

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How is it possible that my level in chess.com is 1500 with and without sacrificing queen in the first 3 moves? [closed]

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How to study chess?

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Sudden drop in performance

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Computerized Chess games Analysis

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How to put some text in bold in a pgn file

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Statistical distribution of centipawn losses

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How do I get over not wanting to move in my position?

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Is there a chess learning roadmap from beginner to the advanced level?

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Studies with White being on top

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Openings that keep the king in the center on purpose?

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Why is taking notes that encourage oneself illegal in chess?

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Opening tree graph

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An unusual scotch sequence -- why not take a free pawn?

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Why do people even play chess?

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If your opponent is sick, can you refuse to play (without forfeiting)?

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How to become a FIDE Candidate Master?

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In the Polerio defence of the Italian game - 2 knights variation, why does capturing with the knight give white an advantage

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White defense against bishop check in b4


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