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Can you solve this unique chess problem of white's two queens vs black's six rooks?

46 votes
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When en passant is the only legal move

39 votes
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What is the fastest way to reach stalemate?

36 votes

Why does the engine tell me to sacrifice a queen for bishop after a failed Scholar's mate?

35 votes

How many chess players are over 2500 Elo?

34 votes

Wrongly placed chessboard - what happens?

33 votes

Are there any illegal positions that are difficult to spot?

32 votes
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Can a player resign after checkmating their opponent?

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Does a KQQ vs KQ endgame position with perpetual check exist?

30 votes
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What is the solution to this mate in 2 puzzle?

29 votes

Is it sportsmanlike to waste opponents' time by giving check at the end of the game?

25 votes
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Chess960 or Chess959?

24 votes
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When does a chess clock start?

24 votes
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Is acceptable to consult with your team during a match break?

23 votes

When is it legal to castle moving the rook first?

22 votes
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Why is the engine suggesting this move?

22 votes
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Least number of moves to achieve a complete switchover of nonpawns in starting setup

21 votes

Is preventing an opponent from castling considered an advantage?

21 votes

Are there any gambits involving sacrificing a piece?

20 votes
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How do chess engines decide which best line to play when the game outcome is within their horizon?

19 votes
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What would you do in this situation?

18 votes
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How are the scores decided in Chess?

18 votes

Is there a position with the stupidest possible move?

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Are there rules for categorising all pawn-only endgames into won/drawn/lost?

17 votes

Can it be useful for a player block with a hanging piece in a back rank mate situation?

17 votes
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How useful is a 40-year-old chess book?

16 votes
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Alternative approaches to chess engine programming

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Why is it allowed to request an increment in time trouble?

16 votes

Why aren't early opening moves generally given exclamation marks?

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Can you solve this chess problem of king and pawn against all opposing pieces?

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