JC14
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Why is it so hard to find a free downloadable chess database with older/historical chess games?
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This is the link for SmallChess's Python repository for web crawling chess games I found it, just click here : https://github.com/pmerg/ExtractPGN

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What is the name of this unconventional opening?
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1.b3 is Nimzo-Larsen attack. You can check with Lichess database.

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Who are the seconds of famous players?
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There is also Dubov, for Magnus, and there is Max Warmerdam for Van Foreest.

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Can we quantify the handicap for playing blindfolded?
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It really depends on the player, because some top players are used to think about their position without looking at the board (Nakamura, for instance is very often looking somewhere else during his ...

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Are there any examples of high-level games in which the game was resigned or drawn without any captures?
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Just have a look at this game : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_world_records_in_chess#Latest_first_capture

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