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17 votes
13 answers
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Is there an equivalent to “a knight on the rim is dim” in other languages?

12 votes
4 answers
1k views

Why is it a blunder to capture this pawn even if its defender is pinned?

9 votes
2 answers
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Why is 3...c5 a blunder in the Center Game Accepted?

8 votes
2 answers
651 views

On what basis were players chosen to compete in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational 2020?

6 votes
1 answer
388 views

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

5 votes
1 answer
846 views

Why is 4…Bb4 an inaccuracy in the Berlin Defense?

3 votes
1 answer
200 views

Why is 2…f6 a blunder in the Center Game?

3 votes
1 answer
344 views

How old was Judit Polgár when she learned to play chess?

2 votes
1 answer
202 views

What are some good tactics books?

2 votes
1 answer
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How are chess boards updated in real time in Blitz and Rapid tournaments?

2 votes
1 answer
261 views

Why is forking the king and rook a blunder in this Halloween Gambit line?

1 vote
1 answer
501 views

Is there any (free) online tool for calculating Glicko-2 ratings after a game?

1 vote
1 answer
133 views

As GMs get older, does their age affect their Classical, Rapid and Blitz ratings equally?

0 votes
0 answers
182 views

Why did the Botez sisters withdraw from Judit Polgár vs The World?