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Tsundoku
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164 votes
30 answers
185k views

What are examples of very aggressive openings?

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86 votes
17 answers
28k views

Can I improve my chess? Or am I too old?

75 votes
12 answers
23k views

How do I analyze my game after playing?

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58 votes
14 answers
21k views

How should I make a 6 year old think more?

49 votes
18 answers
11k views

How do you keep chess fun when your opponent constantly beats you?

47 votes
13 answers
26k views

Is it too late for me to start professional chess? [closed]

39 votes
9 answers
6k views

How do I get a well-rounded understanding of chess openings?

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39 votes
17 answers
39k views

Good openings for a beginner (for white)

37 votes
10 answers
33k views

What openings are good for the repertoire of a tactical player?

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37 votes
8 answers
47k views

What's a good way to learn opening theory?

37 votes
5 answers
28k views

How do chess engines "think"?

37 votes
6 answers
20k views

Suggestion for a good chess engine on Linux

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35 votes
13 answers
78k views

Most effective way to achieve a 2000+ rating in one year, starting as a 1600?

34 votes
14 answers
11k views

Struggling to improve past beginner level

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33 votes
7 answers
6k views

Has there been much research on rating inflation?

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32 votes
11 answers
13k views

How do you win with a queen against a rook?

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30 votes
5 answers
52k views

What are some of the best sites to play chess? [closed]

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28 votes
6 answers
9k views

"Chess is 90% tactics" - should a player focus more on tactics in order to improve?

27 votes
8 answers
5k views

Free learning material

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25 votes
9 answers
7k views

Systematic approach to learning opening/endgame theory?

24 votes
15 answers
14k views

Is Colle-Zukertort a good way to improve beginner play?

24 votes
9 answers
8k views

Best ways for improving "tactics"

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22 votes
3 answers
5k views

Why is Leela so good at beating Stockfish in the French/Slav?

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22 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why is ..Kh8 so much worse than ..Kg7 after Nf6?

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22 votes
4 answers
3k views

How to relax when playing chess?

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21 votes
2 answers
2k views

In Chess, are there simple "mechanics" that amateurs can learn to improve their game?

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20 votes
6 answers
3k views

How do I learn a new opening?

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20 votes
5 answers
7k views

Bird's Opening and the Dutch Defense

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20 votes
6 answers
15k views

Why is the King's Gambit not played often?

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20 votes
6 answers
3k views

Assessing an early c4 against white's Stonewall structure

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