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6 votes

Why hasn't any new endgame theory been developed from the endgame tablebases?

6 votes

What fundamental mistakes were made in my game that slowly turned in to a loss?

13 votes
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How is it possible for a player without 2500 ELO to obtain the GM title?

50 votes

Was AlphaZero taught castling?

31 votes
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How to move knights so that black moves first?

44 votes
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Why do high level players memorize specific games?

3 votes
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Does 40/100, SD/30 d10 mean that the delay is applied to both time controls?

8 votes
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Most drawish and least drawish opening

22 votes
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Would studying the games of old players hurt my progress?

3 votes
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Is it better to move a pawn or knight first?

8 votes

Is it true that Chess is generally more played by men?

4 votes

White's non-e4 opening, do they all need a solid understanding of 1.d4 first?

9 votes
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When is a bishop and knight stronger than the rook?

37 votes
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When capturing en passant, is a position possible such that there is a pin over the square of the taken pawn, rather than the taking pawn?

11 votes
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Biggest Possible Material Advantage But Still Losing

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Is the Smith-Morra gambit still worth playing at a ~1600 level?

9 votes
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Can a knight jump into a square in both an odd and even number of moves?

1 vote

Using the diagonal in perpetual queen checks?

9 votes

Why is castling seen as making the king so safe?

6 votes

Reference for good French Defense games?

13 votes

Why does chess.com's tactics player avoid taking the queen in this problem?

7 votes
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What does "U2000: ($600 b/25) $250-150-100." mean?

2 votes

Meditation practice among the chess elite?

5 votes

What is the most controversial opening or variation?

3 votes

How to resign when my opponent is not at the board?

6 votes

What is the name of this variation: 1. e4 b6 2. e5?

3 votes

Is 1.e4 the best first move for White from a theoretical point of view?

4 votes

Fischer vs. Geller, Curacao Candidates 1962

4 votes
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How does a USA chess player get invited to a chess tournament like the China-USA Chess Summit (2013)?

3 votes

The Borg against d4?