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Is there a way to get blunders, mistakes and inaccuracies using Stockfish?

Stockfish provides the best moves/lines but is there a command or technique to get inaccuracies, mistakes and blunders? How is this done by lichess or They also have the ability to show an ...
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How are chess variations meant to be read

This is a sample position from a book (no further details are given to avoid copyright issues). I can read the first line and follow it in my mind, departing from the figure. But the continuation in ...
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Good resource for annotated games

I'm finding annotated chess games very handy to increase my level of chess knowledge. Are there any recommendations on good online resources for annotated games? I've found a few, but the annotations ...
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Calculate the first N unknown moves of a chess game

Greetings fellow chess friends, Here is a quick idea that came to my mind. I am interested in writing a software that is able to calculate and/or guess the first n unknown moves of a given chess ...
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Automated annotation of good moves

It is easy enough to use a chess engine to "annotate" a game to the extent of pointing out mistakes and blunders: when the evaluation function drops by greater than a certain amount, the move is ...
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Commented games for beginners

I'm looking for a website where we can find annotated games for beginners. I mean games with basic comments and lenght of the game is short. The best would be that we can see the pieces moving but ...
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