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What does ELO stand for?

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How do chess openings work?

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Strategy in middlegame from boring positions

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Is allowing takebacks in friendly games a bad practice?

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Why would one promote a pawn to a knight?

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Is chess a solved game?

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What are some checkmates with very few moves from the starting position?

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Dr. John Nunn vs Irving Chernev's "Logical Chess Move by Move"

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How do I learn to understand the middlegame?

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Are computers destroying chess?

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Is it possible to castle with checkmate?

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Why is castling through and out of check prohibited?

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When is it the right time to resign?

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What is it about Magnus Carlsen?

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Are there still wins by an actual checkmate?

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Is it beneficial to play chess against yourself?

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A purely self-trained chess AI

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Is this endgame a draw? 2 Bishops + 4 Pawns vs Queen + 1 Pawn

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Can a pawn put a king in check?

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Chess problem - don't understand the solution

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Is this endgame position a draw?

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How come chess prodigies seem to start at a young age?

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Is chess a game of skill or chance? To what extent?

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Who has the advantage at this point in the game?

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Time control notation explained?

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Can the Scotch Game really give White chances to get an opening advantage?

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Is game analysis based on "squares" instead of "pieces" of any value?

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What is the status for seven man end game table bases?

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How do I get a well-rounded understanding of chess openings?

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Endgame: Rook + Knight vs Rook

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