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19 votes

Why is chess failing to attract big name sponsors?

18 votes

"Chess is 90% tactics" - should a player focus more on tactics in order to improve?

16 votes

How do I analyze my game after playing?

15 votes

How do I get a well-rounded understanding of chess openings?

15 votes
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Was this “caterpillar” strategy a good way to advance my pawns?

14 votes

Is it too late for me to start professional chess?

14 votes

Why aren't there any women super Grandmasters (GMs)?

12 votes

What are examples of very aggressive openings?

12 votes

Why did Spassky play the King's Gambit?

12 votes

How to improve from ~1200?

10 votes

Why is coffee provided during big chess events when it contains a banned substance?

10 votes
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What is the correct hand movement to capture a piece?

9 votes
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Can chess players agree to manipulate the results?

9 votes

Resigning (Inevitable Checkmate)

7 votes

Why would one promote a pawn to a knight?

6 votes

Best ways for improving "tactics"

6 votes

Why did Viktor Korchnoi leave the USSR?

6 votes

Why is the King's Gambit not played often?

6 votes

Why are there 64 squares on a chessboard?

6 votes

Chess tactics training software

6 votes

Why does it seem that one drops more rating points when losing than gaining when winning?

6 votes

What did R.H.M. stand for?

6 votes

Is it poor sportsmanship to resign immediately after a major blunder early in the game?

6 votes
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What did FIDE do/say in response to Magnus Carlsen's non-participation in the candidates match for the 2011 world championship?

5 votes

During the 1984-1985 Karpov-Kasparov match, what was Karpov's initial weight?

5 votes

Looking for openings by pawn structure

5 votes
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Playing the man, not the board

5 votes

Why do players in the past play much longer tournaments than today's top players?

5 votes

Emanuel Lasker and Psychology

5 votes

Is there a good book on the 1927 Capablanca-Alekhine world championship match?

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