Teofrostus
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What is the earliest possible age to start teaching children how to play chess?
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You can teach your daughter how to play the game at any age, especially if she is curious. I remember asking my father to teach me around the age of 4, and while I was not very good at the game, I was ...

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Can a single player's choice of opening dictate a more (or less) aggressive game?
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8 votes

It feels as though you have already answered your own question. After 1. d4 d5, white may choose to offer the Queen's Gambit, and go for a somewhat more tactical variation, though black will likely ...

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What are the differences between playing online and OTB?
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I grew up playing Chess OTB with my father, but have since switched mostly to online chess. I sometimes attend a local chess club, and there we play more OTB games. When I play, I find that I'm a ...

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What are the minimum required pieces for checkmate in 3d chess?
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The following are minimum involving various pieces: King + Queen King + Rook + Any Piece King + 2 Bishop King + 2 Knight This is only the theoretical minimum to actually mate. Whether or not it is ...

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