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

Sorry for my bad english.BuT personaly i think that it is good to start early and even if u ,,start late,, tha it is still posible to achive any title but u woul d need to be extrimly talented.I am ...
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If your opponent is sick, can you refuse to play (without forfeiting)?

Can you refuse to play them (to protect your own health) without forfeiting? No. If you have concerns about the possible contagious risk of another player then the correct course of action is to ...
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I did not get Fide rating although I met all the requirements why?

Since last rating change you need to get at least 1400 to get rated.
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would a board for calculating "non-blindfold" help GMs in slow games?

I don't think scratch boards actually help that much for calculating for superGMs. Or at least I disagree that that's the reason why they're banned in OTB games. I believe this is just to limit the ...
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Where can I find a list of tournaments to participate in?

Both for World and European tournaments: https://www.worldchesscalendar.com Lists many countries, both FIDE and not, nice UI. Data is updated twice a week, new countries are being added actively. PS. ...
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Why isn't there more classical armageddon with auction?

The current brisk rapid Armageddon has the following advantages: It produces a decisive result in one game. That's the point of Armageddon The auction makes it fair It is quick. At the end of a long ...
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Has there ever been a consultation chess match?

2024 Update: There's an inaugural chess.com tournament in 2024 called 'Team Chess' won by C-squared podcast: Fabiano Caruana & Cristian Chirila.
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What are examples of tournaments/games 60 minutes to below 120 minutes, and how does FIDE classify them?

2019 WFRCC, won by Wesley So. The so-called 'slow rapid' (a term undefined even as of 2024Feb29, over 4 years later) games are 45 minutes for the 1st 40 moves and then 15 minutes bonus afterwards. ...
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What do the USCF crosstable result letters mean?

The result codes are defined in the USCF website FAQ, under Member Services Area. What do all the result codes in a crosstable mean? Here's a list of the result codes currently in use: W A win for ...
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