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Questions concerning cheating in various forms, for example using a chess computer in tournaments or throwing a game.
The center of the chess board consists of the four central squares (e4, d4, e5 and d5).
In blindfold chess, players play without sight of the board. They state their moves verbally while a referee makes them on a board, checking for correctness etc.
a chess opening beginning with the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4.
for the topic of a human player against an engine (computer).
Endgames where each side has a king, a queen, and possibly some pawns
For questions about the threefold repetition rule, which states a player can claim a draw if it's his/her move and a position has appeared / is about to appear which happened before at least twice.
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.
A chess game that opens with `1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4`. It is among the oldest of openings.
For question about chess-related apps on the Android platform.
An endgame where each side has a king, a bishop, and possibly some pawns.
For questions about chess-related software running on the Linux operating system.
A complete set of chess pieces and/or a board. Note that shopping recommendations for chess sets are off-topic, because they tend to attract opinionated answers.
The Queen's Gambit Declined, often abbreviated to QGD, is a chess opening characterised by 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6
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.
to develop a bishop on one of the long diagonals, at b2/g2 (for white) or b7/g7 (for black).
how they play. The style of the opening is which players are suited best for it.
For questions regarding the game complexity of chess, in particular the number of possible chess games and the number of possible chess positions.
an unofficial title that is used to distinguish top players (Elo 2700+). For instance, this site (http://www.2700chess.com/) is dedicated to track the rating progress of all 2700+…
famous and well known among chess players, e.g. the Immortal game.
Questions concerning the play performance, both of humans and chess engines.
one in which the pawn structure on the board is such that there are few open lines for the maneuvering of pieces.