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Is it unsportsmanlike to underpromote to improve my chances?

Underpromotion might be "unsportsmanlike" if you do it toy with your opponent (e.g. promoting several pawns to Bishops for the heck of it), but if you do it to make the win easier then there'...
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Is it unsportsmanlike to underpromote to improve my chances?

You may choose any legal move you like; your opponent's sole recourse is to prove that it wasn't good enough. This also applies to fighting on in lost games. There is always the possibility that the ...
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