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Rosie F
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58 votes

Stalemate situation with all pieces on the board

37 votes

When (if ever) was it a rule that pawn promotion was optional?

22 votes
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Is there any position where not promoting(illegally) would be the best move?

18 votes

What is the highest number of different mates in 1 you can have in one (legal) position?

17 votes
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Problems: record for most mates-in-2

16 votes

Can a player in check win, by checkmating the opponent, while not getting themselves out of check?

15 votes

Was there a chess piece—elephant, knight or rook—rendered as a being looking into two directions?

13 votes

What does this chess proverb mean?

11 votes

Can you castle with a "ghost" rook?

11 votes

Is the chess problem a dead form?

11 votes

Are pawns pieces?

10 votes

Opening positions where declining a gambit is a blunder

9 votes

Arrange 5 non-attacking knights on a 5x5 toroidal board

9 votes

What is the theoretical limit for the number of consecutive checks?

9 votes

Prove that White is not allowed to castle here

9 votes

Why are capturing key moves "frowned upon"?

8 votes

Is endangering the king a good strategy in some positions?

7 votes

What are the "great injustices of chess"?

7 votes
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The highest amount of moves by the losing side in a zugzwang

7 votes

What is zugzwang in chess?

7 votes

A position in which checkmate is forced (obligatory)

6 votes

Longest series of mutual "!" moves

6 votes
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What is the longest possible series of consecutive captures?

6 votes

Longest forced sequence that ends with checkmate and every move is a check

6 votes

Are there any illegal positions that are difficult to spot?

6 votes

Can a stalemate be forced even if it is the opponent's turn to move first?

6 votes

Can a stalemate be forced even if it is the opponent's turn to move first?

5 votes

Longest Sequence For Any Piece To Reach A Certain Square

5 votes
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Failing to understand how to start Popeye

5 votes

Can I move a piece somewhere else if I left it but didn't press the clock?