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Inertial Ignorance
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Is it bad etiquette to decline a draw offer when participating in a simul?

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Why do people even play chess?

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Is chess a zero sum game?

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How has chess managed to remain a competitive sport despite engine dominance?

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Why doesn't Lichess' Stockfish suggest this bishop sacrifice?

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What is the deepest Stockfish evaluation of the standard initial position that has ever been done?

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Is it rude to ask my opponent to resign an online game when they have a lost endgame?

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Is it possible that a radically different but equally effective playstyle exists?

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Moving into check for a draw as black, why is it illegal? Comparison to Racing Kings

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Do some chess players actively train moving the pieces on the board quickly?

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Carlsen beat a high ranking GM with 1 Nh3. Conclusions?

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What is the opening value of 1. e4 in 2020?

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Should a chess engine be aware of opposite-side castling?

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Why after 1. d4 Nf6, 2. c4 is so common but after 1. c4 Nf6, 2. d4 is so rare?

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Lichess puzzle 87510: How much calculation would a strong player do before playing Bg4+ when white has a range of (all losing) responses?

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Why do professional chess players point at the pieces with a middle finger?

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Losing to low rated players

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How can I prevent checkmate in this position?

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Why are these moves recommended?

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What does "TPR" mean in chess tournament reports?

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How to minimise your opponent's fun in a game?

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How bad is 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. a3?

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

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Why does Stockfish recommend this queen sacrifice in this puzzle?

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How do you analyze this position holistically?

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Is testing an opening by having a computer play against itself viable?

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Ding vs. Rapport, Candidates 2022: Why did Ding play 23.Qxe2 instead of 23.Qxd8?

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How to win in this position with White

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Tablebases say this position is drawn, but Stockfish disagrees-What does that mean?

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History of this queen sacrifice in the 4 Knights

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