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10 votes
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Where can I get a nice set for Capablanca chess?

36 votes
2 answers
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Do strong players move their pieces with different relative frequencies than weak players?

21 votes
1 answer
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What does ELO stand for?

14 votes
4 answers
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Why can't a dropped pawn deliver checkmate in Shogi?

13 votes
4 answers
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Is there a good book on the 1927 Capablanca-Alekhine world championship match?

21 votes
2 answers
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What is the origin of this breakthrough combination?

12 votes
2 answers
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Did any authors ever try to adopt Hans Kmoch's pawn structure terminology?

18 votes
1 answer
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Does Boris Gelfand share his surname with a chess piece?

22 votes
2 answers
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Is it permitted to stare at a blank chessboard during a tournament game?

21 votes
1 answer
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What is the theoretical consensus on the Roscher Gambit?

33 votes
7 answers
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Has there been much research on rating inflation?

11 votes
2 answers
3k views

What merit is there to the so-called "Swiss gambit?"

26 votes
5 answers
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Chess games that advanced endgame theory

13 votes
4 answers
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Carlsen-Anand, Game 2. Could Black hold if not for 34...h5?

5 votes
2 answers
433 views

...e5 in response to the Keres Attack?

11 votes
2 answers
573 views

Annotated games in the Makogonov Grünfeld?

17 votes
1 answer
906 views

Can this exchange-down endgame be explained succinctly?

23 votes
2 answers
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What are some chess games that feature Zugzwang despite many pieces remaining on the board?

14 votes
2 answers
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Are certain foods or drinks better to consume than others when playing chess?