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Kostya_I
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34 votes

A position with the only legal move resulting in checkmate

16 votes

Why have engines not increased top rated chess players' Elo?

11 votes

Estimation of "God's Elo"

10 votes

Chess.com insufficient material draw

6 votes

Is there an analysis of World Champions' games that shows the statistics of their game?

5 votes

For what percent of the time has the official World Champion not been the world number 1?

4 votes

With perfect play, how many pawns can a queen beat in an endgame?

3 votes

Tournaments with not-everyone-treated-equal

3 votes

Are there any gambits where I HAVE to decline?

2 votes
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How to keep track of material when calculating?

1 vote
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About the importance of a "check"

1 vote

How many grandmasters have been stripped of their titles?

1 vote

Am I obligated to tell my opponent the position of my piece he displaced in blitz?

1 vote

What do modern chess players understand about the game that previous generations did not?

1 vote

Is there any engine that is capable of evaluating the worth of a single piece in a given position?

1 vote

Why would you want to trade pieces?

1 vote

Why are ratings calculated by tournament instead of by game?

1 vote

Has there been much research on rating inflation?

1 vote

If elite players prefer to play short draws in knockout competitions, why not skip them and go straight to tiebreaks?

0 votes

Objectively, do playing styles exist?