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30 votes
5 answers
82k views

When you check someone, do you have to say "check"?

27 votes
16 answers
8k views

Is it ethical to tell your opponent how you are going to checkmate them?

20 votes
9 answers
57k views

Why is the king powerless and the queen powerful?

19 votes
7 answers
3k views

How to play for a draw

19 votes
4 answers
8k views

Pressing the clock using the same hand you use to move the pieces

16 votes
1 answer
4k views

When does a chess clock start?

15 votes
4 answers
1k views

How to reach an open position in the 4 Knights Game without exchanging too much material?

14 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why do Chess GMs need coaches?

12 votes
5 answers
1k views

Why Anand and Carlsen insisted on playing the same opening/defense

10 votes
6 answers
4k views

Which chess website with the most correct online rating?

10 votes
2 answers
10k views

What do you need in order to organize a chess tournament?

10 votes
2 answers
914 views

How does a chess club become recognized by FIDE?

9 votes
3 answers
332 views

Would you look for mate, if tactics to win materials are easier to spot?

9 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to craft a chess set?

8 votes
5 answers
5k views

What are the best scoring openings in Chess960?

8 votes
4 answers
639 views

Chess variation where the goal is to lose all pieces

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

Is there an opening where both knights get behind c4 and f4 pawns?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

How is it like for live audience watching long classic chess?

7 votes
3 answers
478 views

Effect of chess on work

7 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is it possible to expect different results from computer vs same computer on the same machine?

7 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is it possible to download a big txt file containing many openings?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

World Computer Chess Championship: Why don't they run all computers on the same hardware?

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

Linux: is there any engine that could play your game like Shredder?

6 votes
4 answers
509 views

How to know how good an opening/defense scores?

6 votes
4 answers
5k views

Is takeback allowed in real chess?

6 votes
4 answers
447 views

Can chess players agree to manipulate the results?

6 votes
3 answers
511 views

Can a GM title be given to someone after he dies?

6 votes
1 answer
166 views

Does FIDE make any money from media coverage?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

In a KP-K endgame, if the enemy king is in front of the pawn, is it always a draw?

5 votes
5 answers
519 views

Soundless chess clocks