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Ian Bush
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39 votes

Please help solve this endgame problem posed by a friend

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Can the king step into stalemate?

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Can you solve this chess problem of a lone knight against numerous opposing pieces?

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Why do chess coaches encourage their students to play stronger players?

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Why Are Openings Named After Countries?

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How does the "French Defense, Winawer Variation, Fingerslip Variation" get its name?

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Looking for an opening line: a rook vs 5 pawns

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Technique to win this same colored bishop endgame

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Who are the strongest non-professional GMs?

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

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Does any country have as many GM's per capita as Armenia?

8 votes

Are certain tactics always good or does it really depend on the game?

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King taking pieces when check

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Checkmate with king, knight and bishop

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Chess openings variations on-line

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How does the last move in the Michael Adams vs Anatoly Karpov game result in the end of the match?

7 votes

Help! I cannot understand this game’s notations!

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Why wouldn't black take the rook here?

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King's Indian Defense - When to play 6...c5 or 6...e5

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Queen against rook-drawn and won endgames

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Why doesn't Black play Bd4?

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Why is Bf8 a blunder in this position?

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2. e5 in the Robatsch (Modern) Defence

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Is there a chess engine that does NOT use brute-force search?

4 votes

What's the difference between a USCF 1600 and 1700

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Does it ever make sense to stall for time?

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Intention of two moves of Topalov vs Anand

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Have famous grandmasters ever been checkmated?

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Casual chess meet up in London UK

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How to gain material by trading pieces?