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a free graphical user interface for chess.
a commercial chess engine published by the company ChessBase.
An endgame where each side has a king, a knight, and possibly some pawns.
For questions about algorithms used in computer chess software.
the opening that begins with the moves 1. e4 e5 2. f4, an aggressive sacrifice less popular today than in chess' romantic attacking era.
the chess opening characterized by white's opening move 1. c4.
a general purpose and high level programming language. You can use Python for developing desktop GUI applications, websites and web applications.
the opening characterized by the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6.
Questions about titles of players, for example FIDE Grand Master
a variation of the Sicilian defense. This defense is characterized by the moves 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6.
OTB = Over-the-board, versus playing online or by mail.
Viswanathan Anand was FIDE world champion 2000-2002 and undisputed world champion 2007-2013.
An endgame where each side has a king, a bishop, and possibly some pawns.
The Queen's Gambit Declined, often abbreviated to QGD, is a chess opening characterised by 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6
tempted to play a bad move
For questions about claiming a draw, e.g. because of threefold repetition, or your opponent making no effort to win when you have little time left on your clock.
A chess game that opens with `1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4`. It is among the oldest of openings.
one out of three possible results in a chess game (win, draw and loss are the 3 possible results).
Endgames where each side has a king, a queen, and possibly some pawns
Questions concerning the play performance, both of humans and chess engines.
Questions related to aggressive play
a chess variant played by two teams using multiple boards. The players on a team are assigned alternating colors. Captured pieces are not dead but are instead passed between team-mates.
the chess opening that begins with the moves 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4.
The center of the chess board consists of the four central squares (e4, d4, e5 and d5).
pin a pawn or piece to another piece behind it. For example, white has Bg5 and black has Nf6 and Qd8. Here, the white Bishop pins the black Knight to the black Q…
Related to the chess engine Leela, also known as Lc0 or Leela Chess Zero, an open-source adaptation of Deep Mind's AlphaZero.
For questions about chess-related software running on the Linux operating system.
a form of chess where one player (typically of high rank) plays multiple games at the same time against other players.
when you play blitz (chess) online.
one in which the pawn structure on the board is such that there are few open lines for the maneuvering of pieces.
a chess opening characterized by the moves 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5. It is named after the 20th century Austrian grandmaster Ernst Grünfeld.
when a series of moves leads a game from one opening into another.
to develop a bishop on one of the long diagonals, at b2/g2 (for white) or b7/g7 (for black).
for the topic of a human player against an engine (computer).
For question about chess-related apps on the Android platform.
the chess opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 d5.