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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Should different tag be used for questions that are essentially the same but with different move orders?

Say I would like to ask a question about black's options after e4 e5 f4 I would tag my question as "king's gambit" (perhaps with other tags, depending on the question itself). On the other hand, if ...
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Should the tag “Fischer” and the tag “Bobby-Fischer” be merged?

Here is the description of the tag "Fischer": Robert J. Fischer (1943-2008) was an American grandmaster and world chess champion. At the height of his skills (1972) he was peerless. He was known for ...
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Tag synonym request

I've noticed that new gm tag has been created. I'd like to propose it be marked as a synonym of grandmaster. I do not have the rep to make the change myself.
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Redefine 'psychology' tag?

The tag psychology current has the following tag wiki excerpt: Questions relating to psychological influence on an opponent during a game. There are currently 55 questions with this tag, and not ...
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Meta: Make [tagging] a synonym of [tags]

Currently, we have (on Meta) the tags tag with 1 follower and 14 questions. We also have the tagging tag with 0 followers, 2 questions. These are just two ways of describing exactly the same topic. ...
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We don't need no [education]

At the moment we have the following tags from the topic field "education": teaching: 0 followers, 10 questions Questions about teaching chess, chess strategies etc. learning: 23 followers, 241 ...
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Should [computer-chess] be deleted?

The tag computer-chess has at the moment 4 followers and 29 questions. It seems to me as it could be easily replaced using engines (12 followers, 280 questions). Furthermore, engines has chess-...
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Clear anand-carlsen-2014 up

I think that the final form should be carlsen-vs-anand-2014, for three reasons. Carlsen is the champion, he should stay first Carlsen-Anand-2014 isn't really clear Anand-vs-Carlsen-2014-wc is really ...
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Structure of endgame tags

I think as the number of questions grows, we should divide up the endgame tag according to material (but keep endgame as a top level tag). What is the best way to do this? Introduce new tags rook-...
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What is the retagging policy?

For some of the older questions, some of the appropriate tags are missing. If tags are added, the questions are bumped to the front page. Is this seen as undesirable, and should adding tags to old ...
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How do you create/add new tags on chess stackexchange?

Do you need certain rep to do it? Is the right only reserved for mods?
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Do we need a “soft question” tag?

In a postscript to a question on the main site, user Nescio asked why chess.SE doesn't have a "soft question" tag. One answer, of course, is just that no one with the rep to do so had yet seen fit to ...
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Possibly synonymous tags: [wcc], [world-champions], [championship]

The tags wcc, world-champions, and championship have such major overlap in scope that I think we should merge them down to one or two tags. Obviously championship can be merged into world-champions, ...
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Inconsistent player tags?

I am seeing player tags with either just the last name or the first name and the last name. I think we should stick to a consistent format. I would suggest that firstname-lastname is a good format, ...
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Should we prefer singular or plural in tags?

My experience with English.SE has led me to favor the plural, as the community there opted to use it (see the relevant meta.english post here). However, I thought I'd pose the question to the ...
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Endgame and Middlegame tags

Both endgame and middlegame are one word each in chess literature, but the tag for endgame is currently end-game. Is there an easy way to fix this, or do we have to un-tag everything that has endgame ...
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Add player tags to questions?

Similar to adding ECO tags to questions, should we be able to add player tags to questions. Not every player should be allowed, but for example, if I only want to see questions that may pertain to ...
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Usage of Defense vs. Defence in tags

One thing I realized when adding a tag to an article is that the various 'defences' could also be spelled 'defences', depending on the locale. Eventually what I see happening is multiple tags ...
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Add ECO tags to questions?

Would there be any benefit to tagging questions about openings with the opening's ECO code? It seems like this would be more advantageous if there were many more questions, but the tag wiki for the ...
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Intended use of the 'variations' tag

In a few articles, I see there is a tag of 'variations' on them. There are 2 possible meanings that I can see for this tag: Variations of a particular opening or even middlegame and endgame ...
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Questions tagged by skill level

Do we want to have questions tagged with the skill level of the person asking it, so others can answer with that audience in mind? I know it's a bit tricky, since we want to give definitive answers, ...