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Rosie F
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61 votes

Stalemate situation with all pieces on the board

37 votes

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

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

20 votes

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

19 votes

Is there a position with the stupidest possible move?

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

17 votes

How many moves does it take a knight to move 1 square forward?

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

Opening positions where declining a gambit is a blunder

10 votes

Are pawns pieces?

10 votes

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

10 votes

Why are capturing key moves "frowned upon"?

9 votes

Prove that White is not allowed to castle here

9 votes

Is endangering the king a good strategy in some positions?

9 votes

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

8 votes

Is there any position where giving checkmate by En Passant is a brilliant move on Chess.com?

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?