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84 votes
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Arbiter ignored cheating, and I signed the scoresheet. Did I lose my right to object?

43 votes

Is there a recourse when a player does not resign in a clearly lost position?

32 votes
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If I touch a piece with my forearm by accident, can my opponent call touch-move?

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How does one promote a third queen in an over-the-board game?

27 votes

When you are winning, is it ethical to not go for a checkmate right away?

26 votes

I provided water bottle to my opponent, he drank it then lost on time due to the need of using bathroom. Is this unethical?

26 votes

lichess vs chesscom players

23 votes

Why can't I move this knight on e2? Why does the engine suggest moving the knight on b1?

20 votes
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Does taking tranquilizers count as cheating in chess?

20 votes
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Does blitz change the relative value of position vs material?

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Is it unsportsmanlike to underpromote to improve my chances?

19 votes
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From the start of the game what is the longest possible series of consecutive white moves where white can do those moves no matter what black does?

18 votes
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What was Arpad Elo's own Elo rating?

18 votes

What is the earliest queen move in any strong, modern opening?

18 votes

How to pass 1000 elo

17 votes
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Why does Stockfish suggest this move (25. Qxa6?)

17 votes
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What is a pawn hook?

17 votes

Can a player be forced to adjust a piece?

16 votes

Tournaments for adults only?

16 votes

Are there rules for categorising all pawn-only endgames into won/drawn/lost?

15 votes

When a game is cut short and the winner is determined by material, do points still count if they're from promoted pawns?

15 votes
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How high of a rating do I need to play in a OTB tournament?

15 votes

What is the difference between a waiting move and zugzwang?

14 votes

Is it good to have a tendency to exchange pieces?

14 votes

How is time measured when a player is late?

14 votes
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What are the + (plus) and - (minus) and ? (question mark) in Lichess near elo?

14 votes

Can one side force a loss in regular chess?

14 votes
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The difference between Rad1 and Rfd1

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Can a grandmaster always draw?

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Is it ethical to take a zero-moves draw in the last round of a tournament if one is already assured of first place?

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