Universal_learner
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Why is my rating not increasing on lichess.org?
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You probably have accepted an unrated friendly match. Friendly games don't affect your rating on lichess.

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Why do so many children stop playing chess?
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I am going to answer the question from my perspective as a child that that was good and left chess at age 10. I started to play at age 5, my mother taught me how to play. I started to play at school ...

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Strategy to win with a king and queen against a king and pawn about to promote?
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1) If the king or the queen has arrived to the promotion square it is won. 2) If both king and pawn have reached 7th rank, so the queen can't move to the promotion square (same in 6th range if it is ...

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Why does Stockfish evaluate this Lichess puzzle position as so advantageous for Black?
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Lichess tactical exercises are generated with code using games on the site and Stockfish. Sometimes they are not very accurate. The exercise you mention is one of those I downvote because even ...

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How do convert/parse/extract data from a PGN into a spreadsheet/google sheet/excel file?
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How do I get this data into a spreadsheet like column 1 is all the dates, column 2 is the corresponding white elo, column 3 black elo, col4 white username and col5 black username? From the .pgn file ...

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Endgame improvement books
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100 endgames you must know by GM De la Villa is a good book to study endgames. Jesus de la Villa debunks the myth that endgame theory is complex and he teaches you to steer the game into a position ...

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