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Philip Roe
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46 votes
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Are resignations by expert players naive?

31 votes

Why do players leave so little time for the last moves?

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What fundamental mistakes were made in my game that slowly turned in to a loss?

19 votes
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Why are capturing key moves "frowned upon"?

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Why is 3...c5 a blunder in the Center Game Accepted?

15 votes

What's so bad with this pawn advance?

15 votes

Is the Caro-Kann principled? Why is there no refutation?

14 votes

Theoretically, why is 4. Bd3 NOT one of the best candidates in Caro-Kann?

12 votes

How can one know where two diagonal lines meet?

11 votes

Is it okay to use Scholars mate against strong players?

11 votes

Why does Black want to trade off their King's Bishop in many d4 lines?

11 votes
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Scandinavian Defence queen e5

11 votes

Is there any benefit at all to a rooks' pawn opening?

10 votes

Simplest plan to stop my queen from getting trapped

9 votes

How to balance the game for uneven players

9 votes
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Why should Black capture with different pawns in these similar Spanish game variations?

8 votes
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How do I know what the rating of a game is?

7 votes
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Counter to ...Be6 in the Italian Game?

7 votes

How to learn endgame theory

7 votes
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Coming up with a plan at beginning of middlegame

7 votes

What to do in a positionally won situation?

7 votes

Why does the computer want to undermine this pawn chain at the tip instead of at its root?

7 votes
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How to play this endgame without consulting the tablebases

7 votes

Why struggle for a single pawn?

6 votes

Why do some strong players play 5... Be4 in Caro Kann, Tal Variation?

6 votes

How do I respond as Black to 1. e4 e6 2.e5?

6 votes

What is the long-term idea of the Ruy-Lopez opening?

6 votes

How to get to 1600

6 votes

Joke Annotations

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When is a bishop and knight stronger than the rook?

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