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Why do pro chess players look up (look at the ceiling) when waiting for their move?

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Why is ..Kh8 so much worse than ..Kg7 after Nf6?

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Is there a good program to play chess online in ubuntu?

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Black's tools in the Caro-Kann Advanced Tal Variation

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Can you castle twice in Chess960?

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Is this an illegal chess move?

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What does it mean when stockfish evaluates a move as an inaccuracy after previously thinking it was the best move?

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Why should the knight maneuver to d5 in this position?

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Is it normal for a chess engine to blunder material if its evaluation is only based on naive material evaluation?

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What is the the idea behind this popular double pawn sacrifice line In the Evans Gambit?

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Is there a resource for chess puzzles that are altered just enough to discourage easy engine use to solve?

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Strategy to win with a king and queen against a king and pawn about to promote?

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Why is f4 by White so rarely seen against the Dutch?

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Can I get FIDE titles (FM, IM, GM) by getting norms in blitz tournaments only?

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What's an ideal game for teaching a new beginner?

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After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3, is 2...Nf6 safer and easier to learn than Nc6?

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Playing f6 against a London

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Can deep preparation for the early novelty be useful?

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Collection of short endgame rules

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How well is a variant in which Black moves first?

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Benoni Bc1-g5 move

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What happens if a player mistakenly thinks they have been checkmated?

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lichess puzzle 61124

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When is it a good idea to capture the fianchettoed bishop?

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Why isn't the English Attack popular vs. the Sicilian Kan?

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Why wouldn't the PC take the bishop?

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d3 lines of Ruy Lopez vs. Italian

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What is this line/trap in the Caro-Kann called? After Bf5, White chases Black's bishop and plays e6

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(practical) Endgame resources: What's next after josh waitzkin's series in chessmaster?

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Empirical question: Is a drawish opening line really a concern for an ambitious player?