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What is the idea behind 10.h3 in the Scotch Four Knights
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Bg4 could be annoying to meet in this position for a few reasons: It would force white to move the queen to an awkward square, play f3 opening the g1-a7 diagonal or play the passive Ne2. White would ...

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Is ECO still the best reference for all chess openings?
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There does not seem to be a consensus on this, but here is a relevant discussion: https://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess-equipment/chess-opening-reference-books?page=1 For printed opening material (...

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Meditation practice among the chess elite?
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I found these sources for "meditation" among the past 2 worlds champions: Carlsen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELoJbv4bCHw Anand: https://badrirag.wordpress.com/category/viswanathan-anand/ Q : ...

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