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In the 2022 WFRCC, why could lower championship privilege mean more sponsorship?

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Practical play in KRPvKQ central pseudo-fortresses?

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Chess960 castling controversy in the 2019 WFRCC: Where can I see the original Nepo vs Wesley So game?

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Chess960 castling controversies in the 2019 vs 2022 WFRCC, where both are Nepo vs Wesley So

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In the 2019 WFRCC, did anyone catch up in a match after losing in the 45min portion?

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Both grandmaster and PhD/doctorate

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When was the last time Magnus Carlsen lost 2 classical games in a row to the same player besides to Wesley So?

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When was the last time Magnus Carlsen lost 3 classical games in a row besides to Wesley So?

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How is Armageddon in chess like fair cake-cutting in game theory?

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Which side has the advantage in an Armageddon tiebreak game?

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Are there statistics on the results of armageddon games at the GM level?

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Does / Should White have a lower advantage in chess960 compared to chess?

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What were all the chess960 armageddon games played in St Louis Chess 9LX and the WFRCC, and which colour won in each?

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I lost over 1000 games in chess.com rapid? [closed]

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Time control conversion when it comes to bonus time after eg 40 moves

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Is there any UCI GUI for arbitrary variants?

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Program to merge chess opening polyglot database files with recalculation of weights

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Is there a free online chess repertoire tool?

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PGN viewer where you can copy and paste lines and subtrees?

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Who is Jachislaz Osnos?

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What is the lowest ELO ever in history?

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How does the average standard FIDE rating vary by age and sex?

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Why was the 2019 WFRCC called 'slow rapid' when it's actually classical (45+15=60)?

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I have a 400 elo rating and have lost over 900 games in chess.com. Should I give up [closed]

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How to get rating back for an account at chess.com closed for fair play reasons?

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An endgame from Deutschland Grand Prix 2022 McShane vs Bluebaum

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What are some "quick start" openings?

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Did the Queen's Gambit series lead to an increased popularity of the Queen's Gambit opening?

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Chesscom's new policy allows users to choose starting rating - Benefits?

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Retrograde analysis of a position in "The Flanders Panel"

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What stops me from pumping up my rating by playing a 200 game match against a much weaker (>400 point difference) player?

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Farming: Is it unethical to gain rating by playing against only weaker players?

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Objectively, do playing styles exist?

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How to effectively use the queen in chess opening strategy?

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How effective are theory tables?

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Term to distinguish between two categories of illegal positions

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Most "heavy" model mate in a game

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Why did white sacrifice knight in this Nimzowitsch's 1905 game?

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Any serious material on the Fantasy Variation against Caro-Kann?

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How many moves needed for a knight to go from any square to any other square?

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Is it ethical to take a zero-moves draw in the last round of a tournament if one is already assured of first place?

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Candidates 2013: could Ivanchuk have legally/ethically offered a draw (and thus make Kramnik champion)?

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Relation between ratings for Chess960 and standard chess

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What are some best books for chess? [duplicate]

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How does FIDE define slow rapid & fast rapid?

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Magnus sacrifices a bishop on move 1

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Analysis of Viswanathan Anand vs Vladimir Kramnik in the 2013 Zurich Chess Challenge?


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