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Why is the Alekhine Defense named after Alekhine?

55 votes

What is the earliest possible age to start teaching children how to play chess?

4 votes

Does it ever make sense to stall for time?

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Are there any examples of high-level games in which the game was resigned or drawn without any captures?

36 votes

What are examples of very aggressive openings?

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Is there a "perfect" game?

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How did castling originate?

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What's the correlation between FIDE rating and online rating?

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Free learning material

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Is there a tool to automatically download a player's latest ICC games (history) into a pgn file?

10 votes

Good openings for a beginner (for white)

6 votes

Is there any chess software that tutors beginners?

2 votes

The best reply to 4. Nxe4 in the C46 Four Knights, Italian Variation

9 votes

How to play for a draw

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How to deal with the Cochrane Gambit

5 votes

What is a tabiya and what is their importance?

4 votes

Category Events

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Most beautiful checkmates?

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Are there good variations for White against the Sicilian that do not involve an early d4?

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Why is Rashid Nezhmetdinov not as popular/known as Mikhail Tal?

4 votes

Does white have an advantage?

17 votes

The path of learning chess

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Best pseudo-chess game for kids to learn the basic?

15 votes

"A knight on a rim is dim", but a knight on a corner is ... excellent?

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Fritz: Full analysis Vs Blunder check

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What are the main ideas and goals in the Queen's Indian Defense?

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Why is there a craze of becoming chess grandmaster?

9 votes

Which classic chess books are in the public domain?

4 votes

What is the best chess piece?

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Differences between FEN and EPD?