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Questions about boards, pieces, clocks, etc.
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About the ethics of playing chess online or in tournaments
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Questions regarding the written rules, or the unwritten customs, that concern proper behavior in the world of chess.
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The evaluation of a given position
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The Evans Gambit is the opening given by the moves `1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4`, an aggressive variation of the Giuoco Piano.
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The exchange is the material advantage of a rook against a minor piece (a bishop or a knight).
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Certain chess-related events (e.g. tournaments) that are famous for one or another reason.
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Certain games are famous and well known among chess players, e.g. the Immortal game.
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Questions relating to famous moves made in chess games
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Questions relating to well-known chess players.
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Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) is a standard notation for recording a particular chess position, including the location of pieces, which side is to move, what castling rights are available, etc.
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To fianchetto is to develop a bishop on one of the long diagonals, at b2/g2 (for white) or b7/g7 (for black).
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Fictional works (novels, films, etc.) that feature chess (games, players, ...) or that are mainly about chess.
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Questions about FIDE, the international governing body of chess.
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Questions related to chess or chess players in films (UK English) / movies (US English) or television series.
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Robert J. Fischer (1943-2008) was an American grandmaster and world chess champion. At the height of his skills (1972) he was peerless. He was known for his meticulous preparation, deep understanding…
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Questions about the fivefold-repetition rule, which automatically ends a game.
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can be about why a move is forced, or puzzles/compositions involving forced moves.
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Relating to a chess tactic called a fork, where two pieces are simultaneously attacked by one piece
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In chess, the fortress is an endgame drawing technique in which the side behind in material sets up a zone of protection around their king that cannot be penetrated by the opponent. https://en.wikipe…
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A chess opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6
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For Questions relating to the opening 1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5
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The French Defense begins with 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5. Black plans to play a solid setup and contest white's center with moves like c5 and Nc6. The biggest drawback to the French Defense is that black's …
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The Fried Liver Attack is a very tactical variation of the Two Knights Defense beginning with the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.Nxf7 Kxf7.
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Fritz is a commercial chess engine published by the company ChessBase.
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Questions about From's gambit, characterised by the moves 1. f4 e5, which constitutes a sharp response to Bird's opening.
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A gambit is an opening where one player sacrifices material - usually a pawn, but sometimes multiple pawns or even a piece - in order to gain some positional advantage, e.g. a lead in development or m…
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For questions regarding the game complexity of chess, in particular the number of possible chess games and the number of possible chess positions.
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The length of a chess game measured in full moves (1 full move = 1 move for white and 1 move for black).
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