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Game analysis - Why is 10.Kf1 the best move here ? Played by GM Jobava and liked by Lichess "JS" Stockfish.#3

Something to do with the queen x-raying the king from h4 and the weak f2 square king-side, I imagine.


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General Chess Discussion - Chess coach#2

Look at the Coaches section under the Learn Tab


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Off-Topic Discussion - Describe Your Sense of Humor.#15

my sense of humor is like a one-eyed rooster in an empty garden


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Game analysis - e5 blunder on Sicilian, confused by Engines Move#1

Hello again everyone, I am back again to cast doubt upon the almighty engine. Just kidding. I am curious as to why (8. ...e5??), is considered a blunder here, and puts white at a considerable advantag…


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Game analysis - Capablancas book - Knight/Bishop Mate Question#4

Thank you so much, I will study these right away. And a harder checkmate? You are a true friend.


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Game analysis - Capablancas book - Knight/Bishop Mate Question#1

In Capablanca's "Chess Fundamentals," he gives an example of a Bishop Knight Mate with the follow sequence of moves. My question is simple: After 13. d5... why does black respond with 13. ...a4 , inst…


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Game analysis - (Beginner) The wrong time for a pin?#1

Here is a game from today where I pinned the white knight with the bishop (4. ...Bb4?!) and the engine states this as an inaccuracy. My idea behind the pin was to protect d5 pawn as I played e5 next, …


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Game analysis - (Beginner) Confused by stockfish recommendation on early move#1

https://lichess.org/rBcuqV6qVPj7 For starters, I am fairly new to chess. I am confused by a move that stockfish recommends which is: instead of 3. ...d3 , play 3. ...a5 I am interested in two things i…


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