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Why is this answer downvoted?

https://chess.stackexchange.com/a/24372/13147 It answers the question.
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Universal style suggestion - use figurine algebraic and bold chess moves

This is just a personal stylistic preference, but I think it would make sense if this was the standard way to style chess moves on the site. Make chess moves bold -- this makes the moves stick out ...
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Questions Tagged Puzzles - Bounty Immediately

Is it possible to enable bounties on questions tagged puzzles to be set immediately? eg; I post a puzzle and then set a bounty on it immediately after posting? How do people feel about this as a "...
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Discussion - chess analysis thread

Can we allow posts for analysis of games by people? These can be labeled by the tag game-analysis. By analysis, I mean that a person posts a chess game in a thread, and then someone else provides ...
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How did my question reach 1000 views on a beta site in 9 hours?

I asked this question 9 hours ago and it has more than 1000 views, and this is a beta site. I've earned the popular badge too many times, never in one day as far as I remember, I might be wrong, it ...
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Why is my question voted for being duplicate of another totally different question?

My question is flagged as "duplicate" of this question. However, what I ask is: Am I being a stargazer (or simply put, a fool) by attending international tournaments, or can I somehow improve my ...
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Bug with PGN viewer

[fen ""] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bc5 5. d3 h5 6. Bg5 Kf8??? 7. Bd5 d6 8. Bc6 c6 causes a bug on "c6". The b7 pawn is supposed to capture the bishop, but instead the c7 pawn just goes ...
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Reduce waiting period for username change

Well, I've just changed my username, and just as I was about to change it back, I received an alert saying that I can only do so thirty days afterwards. Could it be made so that the period is ...
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Two questions that need to be closed as a duplicates

I’ve noticed that this question, which is about if an en passant capture can be delayed, and this question, which is about if an en passant capture can be done on the seventh rank, are both answered ...
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Make discussions a specific part of Chess.SE

There are many questions on Chess.SE which are more discussion-based than pure right-and-wrong. This is the nature of chess, with so many possibilities. Should we add a new question format for ...
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What is our stance on chess riddles?

This question is a chess riddle that seems to have been fairly well recieved, although there is doubt about it being on-topic in the comments. But I haven’t seen anything like it since then. I have ...
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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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Did Alphazero also have to learn that each piece has a value? [migrated]

When Alphazero learned on its own that a queen has a value of 9, a pawn 1, knight 3, etc., then did it also need to learn on its own that a piece has a value? Or is the concept of value baked into ...
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Documentation for embedding a game? [duplicate]

I cannot find any information how to embed a position anywhere in the help centre. Here would be a really obvious place for it to be: https://chess.stackexchange.com/editing-help The only way I can ...
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For us really old folks, how do you put those diagrams with moves in a question or answer [duplicate]

I think it vaguely has something vaguely to do with something called PGN but not sure what, nor exactly what else we would need to do. Any youngster out there who can answer then please speak up. ...
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how do I create a position with the chess board? [duplicate]

How do I create a chess position to show it on the site, without attaching an actual image?
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Feature: a clear separation of the league display quick-reference row w.r.t. the ordered list itself

When viewing the league display, one's own entry row is displayed as a quick reference. If one happens to be at or near the top, this results in the appearance of a double entry. This probably doesn't ...
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Are question about selling chess equipment on topic?

I own a payed 'lifetime' subscription to a popular chess playing site which I'd like to sell. I want to ask on the main site what are the best places to sell chess stuff, in particular ...
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Why Negative Marks at Forum's Oversight

Negative vote for this Question gives, bad impression of Forum. Check by Knight NxC3+ Move Implications None of forum's maintain this partiality Kind. I want to understand the Over All Governance of ...
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Avoiding “he” as default pronoun for players

There is a longstanding tradition in chess that players - even in the abstract - are referred to using male pronouns: "Black can improve his position", "White has lost his bishop" ...
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Reopen question 'Chess principles for beginner'

The question Chess principles for beginner has been closed as too broad, but it is a very precise question about the validity and relevance of a particular set of principles. There is, in my honest ...
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Uploading .pgn files to chess.SE

I have a .pgn file I would like to upload, but I don't see an option for that. Another option is to convert it to a .txt file and upload it, but could the above be implemented for mobile users?
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Unanswered Questions-Near The End Of An Era

I undertook a mission in the spring of 2019 for this sight-eliminate the Unanswered Questions list down to 0. When I began, there was an absurd total of 75. Now we are down to 23 questions, with a ...
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Vote to reopen “Carlsen reaching 2900 in classical format?”

I've nominated the above question for reopening. Since it asks "Can" instead of "Will", I don't see it being primarily opinion-based. I believe an acceptable answer would be a matter of calculating ...
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Dealing with insulting behavior by a moderator

In a comment on this answer, https://chess.stackexchange.com/a/34553/1954 I wrote: Your methodology doesn't seem convincing to me. Personal, subjective retrospection with a sample size of one doesn't ...
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Can you restore Abhinav Atul's second reply to Rid Of Addiction question?

In response to a question about how to deal with chess addiction (Rid of Addiction), two sensible and quite original replies by newcomer Abhinav Atul were successively deleted by moderators. The ...

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