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27 votes
10 answers
6k views

Why struggle for a single pawn?

13 votes
4 answers
4k views

Is it good to have a tendency to exchange pieces?

12 votes
3 answers
2k views

Do grandmasters practice blindfold chess or does it come naturally with practice?

12 votes
3 answers
826 views

How did classic masters like Alekhine and Anderssen practice tactics?

11 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why do GMs look up during calculations?

11 votes
5 answers
2k views

Up to which rating is my strategy in the opening is applicable?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why, in this Capablanca game, was this move considered bad?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Chess thought process

7 votes
1 answer
487 views

Are aggressive attacking and tactical playeing the same?

5 votes
1 answer
429 views

How to proceed with the book "Pawn Structure Chess" by Andrew Soltis?

5 votes
2 answers
387 views

Suggestions for blindfold exercises

5 votes
4 answers
450 views

Having knightmares, what to do?

5 votes
1 answer
124 views

How does his 3 step plan by Petrosian works?

4 votes
3 answers
196 views

What is the correct way to play this endgame?

4 votes
2 answers
181 views

Are gambits a good way to improve tactical awareness (for strong amateurs)?

4 votes
3 answers
919 views

Systematic ways to approach more difficult problems

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

How to win in this position with White

4 votes
6 answers
3k views

Why is my tactics spidey-sense not working?

4 votes
2 answers
994 views

How does b3 prevent e5 here?

4 votes
3 answers
176 views

How to visualize in chess?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

How should I improve my chesstempo tactics rating?

4 votes
4 answers
648 views

How can I deal with frustration in not being able to solve puzzles in time?

4 votes
1 answer
319 views

How much time it takes before searching for tactical themes becomes a subconscious process?

3 votes
2 answers
165 views

Does everybody has a different natural ability to improve in chess?

3 votes
1 answer
293 views

Why taking the bishop with queen is better here?

3 votes
2 answers
158 views

Is it possible to win this endgame?

3 votes
1 answer
134 views

Opening preparation

3 votes
2 answers
720 views

Can someone explain the positional advantages for white?

2 votes
2 answers
134 views

What should be the next move in this position?

2 votes
1 answer
211 views

Why this move is good here but not few moves ago?