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26 votes
7 answers
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Which notable players in chess history successfully used dubious openings?

16 votes
1 answer
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How much time did Capablanca have / use on the clock to refute Frank Marshall's Marshall Attack over the board?

15 votes
3 answers
6k views

Kasparov's Immortal Game. Flawed? 24...Kb6! Suggest an improvement for White

15 votes
2 answers
4k views

Sherlock Holmes vs Professor James Moriarty, A Game of Shadow-Chess Game Position Reconstruction

13 votes
2 answers
404 views

Who is the youngest player to defeat a reigning World Chess Champion in a classical chess game?

12 votes
5 answers
1k views

How many legal but unreachable positions exist?

12 votes
5 answers
3k views

Is it possible to have a double self-smothered stalemate?

12 votes
3 answers
4k views

Do FIDE rules allow listening to music while playing a tournament game?

11 votes
5 answers
6k views

Brainteaser: What is the one thing a queen cannot do that all other pieces can do?

11 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can a threefold repetition be claimed in a blitz game? If so, how?

8 votes
3 answers
4k views

FIDE tournament rules: Is a player allowed to scribble notes on the scoresheet while the game is in progress?

8 votes
3 answers
914 views

Which World Champions other than Viswanathan Anand had a jolly personality? [closed]

8 votes
1 answer
383 views

Carlsen vs Gelfand World Championship Candidates (2013). Could Gelfand have held it with 44...Bxf1!

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

1. e4, 1. d4, 1. c4, or 1. Nf3? Which opening move has given the greatest scoring percentage for White in World Championship Matches?

8 votes
3 answers
754 views

If both players simultaneously resign, what is the result of the game?

7 votes
6 answers
3k views

Why did the Berlin Defense of the Ruy Lopez disappear from the play of World Champions before Kramnik revived it?

7 votes
6 answers
3k views

Is there any website where I can play simultaneous chess against many opponents?

5 votes
2 answers
250 views

Why does Black play 10...a6 in the A39 variation of the English opening?

5 votes
5 answers
4k views

Do the rules of blitz chess allow a draw to be claimed if the position is dead drawn?

5 votes
1 answer
726 views

How did the Grand Prix Attack get its name?

4 votes
1 answer
587 views

FIDE tournament rules: Does a player HAVE to record the opponent's move before making a move?

4 votes
1 answer
407 views

Paul Morphy vs Henry Bird missing games.

4 votes
1 answer
421 views

Aronian vs Anand World Championship Candidates 2014 Round 8. Is White better after 19.f4.