Questions tagged [novelty]

A novelty is a move which has never been played before in a recorded game, usually in the opening. Use this tag for questions about novelties in general, or question about a specific novelty by a strong player.

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Availability of AlphaZero and A. Grischuk's idea in the Anti-Moscow Gambit vs L. Ding

I was watching some Fide Candidates post play conference and Grischuk mentioned that a certain move was suggested by AlphaZero. So I was googling a little and have a stupid question. Where is ...
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Can a Chess Engine ever play a novelty?

Is there any instance/possibility that a Chess Engine plays a novelty in a chess game?
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Can Black successfully finish this opening?

I am trying to revive an old line in the Scandinavian defense. Among the many lines I am analyzing, there is one position that looks promising. I will leave out the lines / opening moves, to keep ...
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Can Black equalize?

I am working hard on improving certain line, and no matter how much I try I get no headway. I am forced to delve into risky lines, so I am asking for help to determine if Black can equalize in the ...
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Can Black defend in this difficult position?

Can Black reach solid and defensible position in the below diagram? I understand that Black will have to apply "equalize over time" method, so to help posters keep the analysis brief, I am interested ...