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51 votes
3 answers
17k views

How fast can checkmate occur by just moving the king?

49 votes
8 answers
12k views

What are pros and cons around banning castling?

24 votes
3 answers
5k views

Chess960 or Chess959?

20 votes
9 answers
4k views

How can someone find their Morphy number?

20 votes
2 answers
4k views

What is the status for EIGHT piece endgame tablebases?

15 votes
3 answers
2k views

Beautiful retrograde analysis problem by Alexsey A. Troitsky

14 votes
7 answers
3k views

Arrange 5 non-attacking knights on a 5x5 toroidal board

14 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is Indian Castling exactly?

14 votes
2 answers
735 views

If repetition loses, who wins KvK?

12 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to solve proof games?

12 votes
1 answer
723 views

Is the number of legal chess positions odd or even?

12 votes
1 answer
933 views

What is the order of actions in chess under FIDE rules?

11 votes
3 answers
4k views

Can I place my rooks upside down at the beginning of the game?

11 votes
2 answers
4k views

Can a player move before his opponent hits the clock?

10 votes
4 answers
956 views

Can you mate with each of your 16 pieces on its original square?

9 votes
2 answers
709 views

Pal Benko's final problem

9 votes
2 answers
3k views

Can the game end in multiple ways at the same time?

8 votes
3 answers
439 views

Who has the edge in "gg chess"?

8 votes
5 answers
797 views

Is this selfmate solvable or fixable?

6 votes
1 answer
112 views

Timeline of key historical changes to FIDE Laws & WFCC Codex?

6 votes
1 answer
250 views

How relevant is historical performance for Elo rating?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Where does the term “cook” originate?

5 votes
1 answer
692 views

Detailed History of Touch Move Rule

5 votes
2 answers
287 views

Fairy chess: KNNvK

3 votes
0 answers
131 views

Analysis of positions with only one king on the board?

3 votes
2 answers
172 views

What is "mating potential" in the FIDE Arbiter's Manual meant to mean?

3 votes
2 answers
141 views

Max number of promoted units on the board in a monochromatic game

2 votes
2 answers
175 views

How can I set up en passant in the Popeye engine?

2 votes
2 answers
157 views

How many moves needed to reach this position?

1 vote
1 answer
858 views

EXTENDED New Year's Math Riddle: 5-fold repetition & 75-move rules