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PhishMaster
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67 votes
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Is it poor sportsmanship to resign immediately after a major blunder early in the game?

62 votes
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Is Stockfish 11 (level 20) beatable?

57 votes

Why wasn’t Rashid Nezhmetdinov a grandmaster?

48 votes

Is it sportsmanlike to waste opponents' time by giving check at the end of the game?

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

38 votes
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What should I do when I have no ideas and no strategies?

37 votes
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"Chess is 90% tactics" - should a player focus more on tactics in order to improve?

36 votes
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Is blindfold chess bad for the health?

35 votes

Positional thinking by Grandmasters

35 votes
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Advice for breaking Lichess's 2000 rating mark

34 votes

Has a woman ever defeated a reigning undisputed World Chess Champion in classical chess?

33 votes

How to improve from ~1200?

33 votes
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Can anyone tell me name of this opening where knight is sacrificed?

30 votes
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Did Bobby Fischer actually write "Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess"?

28 votes

I was playing a tournament and some kids were talking about the game in a foreign language

27 votes

What are pros and cons around banning castling?

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

26 votes

What is the Bongcloud opening?

26 votes

Why does the London System have the reputation it has?

25 votes
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Has there ever been a grandmaster-level win where a queen did not move nor get taken throughout the game?

25 votes
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Trading queens in the opening

24 votes
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Why does a knight combine better with the queen than a bishop does?

24 votes

When a game is cut short and the winner is determined by material, do points still count if they're from promoted pawns?

24 votes
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Is this really played by 2200+ players?

24 votes

What's the etiquette for giving checkmate on board?

23 votes
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What does it mean to play "positionally", and how do you train that?

23 votes
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What is the best strategy for an amateur to last as many moves as possible against a GM?

22 votes
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What does it mean to ''analyze grandmaster games''?

21 votes
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Chess software to analyze games

21 votes
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Improving the observation skill & making less blunders

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