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Arlen
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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?

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

15 votes

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

15 votes

How do I analyze my game after playing?

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

How to improve from ~1200?

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

10 votes

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

10 votes

Resigning (Inevitable Checkmate)

9 votes
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Can chess players agree to manipulate the results?

9 votes

Why did Spassky play the King's Gambit?

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

Alternatives to chessbase on OS X

6 votes

Why is the King's Gambit not played often?

6 votes

Tools for automated notation: webcam movie to PGN

6 votes

Why are there 64 squares on a chessboard?

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?

5 votes

Looking for openings by pawn structure

5 votes

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

5 votes

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

5 votes

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

5 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
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Playing the man, not the board

5 votes

Chess tactics training software

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