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Add the following line: [StartFlipped "0"], just don't forget to indent it 4 times ( as same as you would when posting FEN ).


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If you want to view the game from black's perspective, you can add the tag [StartFlipped "1"] to the pgn headers. Similarly, if you want to force white to be on the bottom even though black is moving first, you can add [StartFlipped "0"] to the headers and it will override the default of the side to move on the bottom.


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You can make a line hidden by prepending it with >! (note the space before any additional text). Example: >! 1. e4 e5


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The tooltip on the downvote button says: This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not useful You have not shown any research effort (e.g. some analysis of your own). Your question is unclear; what do you mean by 'implications' of a certain move? Or do you just want us to analyze your game? Your question is not useful; by the time ...


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No, this is not possible. From the Help Center article What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it?: All users start with one reputation point, and reputation can never drop below 1.


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my question is that are badges and reputations awarded on country or region wise? No. It's purely based on the content and how the community votes on your posts. Stack Exchange is a global platform, there is no distinction between users from different countries. Of course, native English speakers may fare better (except on sites like Stack Overflow en ...


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They're gone. If they are ever reused in later years, you have to earn them again. The leaderboards will remain for a while after January 1st. If you want to keep your hat on afterwards, you'd have to make a screenshot of your avatar with the hat, and reupload it.


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Salutations such as "Hello", "Hi", etc. in the beginning of the post is automatically stripped by the system. This is explained more on Should 'Hi', 'thanks', taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? We now automatically remove salutations from posts as they are entered. I got really tired of performing this edit ...


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I believe that's a standard check in the editor. The network wide policy is that hello, welcome, and similar words and phrases shouldn't be part of an answer, although I couldn't find a meta post to verify that.


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No, this is not possible. Of the many site-specific post formatting features, only MathJax is enabled in the Stack Exchange app. The reason for this is probably that it's lots of work, so they did it just for the one feature which is widespread across the Stack Exchange network. As a workaround, you can click the 'Share' button, open the post in a browser ...


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Are you referring to this question? Yes, I protected that question because I'm not sure that question needs more answers. Stack Exchange is a Q&A site, focused on getting answers to questions, and not a discussion forum where everybody can chime in and post their opinion. I now see that this isn't covered in the list of reasons mentioned in the notice: ...


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It looks like Chess SE is the only Stack Exchange site where the PGN/FEN renderer was implemented: In January 2016, someone asked a question about the PGN viewer on Meta SE, which was closed as off-topic. The argument for closing it was, "This question pertains only to a specific site in the Stack Exchange Network. Questions on Meta Stack Exchange should ...


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The PGN viewer used on Chess SE comes from here, and is licensed under the MIT license (very permissive).


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There isn't a chess board here, since we're a Q&A site, not a game client. Check out our about page to get a grasp of the features of Stack Exchange.


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Yes, it went slightly viral when it showed up on the Hot Network Questions list in the right sidebar. Also, views are only counted once per user per day. So one user would have to have a lot more time on his hands than you imagined in order to rack up 3K views by himself... :)


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As indicated by Andrew in the comments, try bxc6 instead of c6. The PGN viewer requires correct PGN, what happens when the PGN is invalid is undefined behaviour.


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In your example, the edit isn't actually the indent, it's the addition of an appropriate tag. This is valid and helpful. However, if it was simply that indent, I would reject it, since that's really a matter of style, and there's no call to impose your style on other users. I always accept even small edits that are correctly done. While I suppose it's ...


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As a partial fix: you can click on full site at the bottom of the screen and the board does render fine.


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It seems you've accidentally tripped the mobile version of the site. That setting is stored per-site in a cookie, so that's why you still see the full version of the Meta site. To go back to the full version, scroll down to the bottom and click the 'Full site' link:


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It is impossible to obtain a negative reputation, as proved by this question from the Stack Exchange Meta site.


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The basic mechanism is described in the links in this post. I wish there was a way to put this in the "Help" section for Chess.SE, but I'm not sure if it's possible to add site-specific help information to individual sites. (I know this is basically a link-only answer, but it doesn't seem to make much sense to me to recapitulate in this answer a bunch of ...


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For PSE https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/a/109105/73836 [FEN "nnn5/8/8/NNN5/8/8/8/5k1K w - - 0 1"] 1.Ncb7 Ncb6 2.N5d6 N8d7 3.Nd8 Nd5 4.Nac6 Nac7 5.Nc8 Nc5 6.N6a7 N7a6 7.Ndc6 Ndc7 8.Nb6 Nb7 9.Nac8 Nac5 10.Nb8 Nb5 11.Na8 Na5 *


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Supporting this PSE Question. [FEN "7Q/8/3R1R2/K5k1/ppppppp1/N7/1PPPPPPP/8 w - - 0 1"] 1.h4+ gxh3 2.Rg6+ Kf5 3.g4+ fxg3 4.Qf8+ Ke5 5.f4+ exf3 6.Rde6+ Kd5 7.e4+ dxe3 8.Qd8+ Kc5 9.d4+ cxd3 10.Qb6+ Kd5 11.c4+ bxc3 12.Qd8+ Kc5 13.b4+ axb3


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Used in an answer to the Puzzling question Chess Bloodshed (find, with the minimum number of moves, a legal game where all pieces are captured except the two kings): [FEN ""] [Title "G. Ponzetto - 2000"] [StartPly "33"] 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Bd3 Qxa2 4. Bxh7 Qxb1 5. Bxg8 Qxc2 6. Bxf7+ Kxf7 7. Rxa7 Qxc1 8. Rxb7 Rxh2 9. Rxb8 ...


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No, there isn't. The iOS app offers this functionality via the 'More' tab: but the Android app has a different navigation structure. In your case, I'd probably just bookmark the URL in Chrome: https://chat.stackexchange.com/?tab=site&host=chess.stackexchange.com or even make it a shortcut on the 'desktop'.


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My solution is to post a new comment saying Hey, that sounds nice! Post it as an answer instead! It works nicely most of the time.


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What am I doing wrong? Why is this: Why is pawn to d3 the best move here? pair of replayers ignoring the FEN header? (Mine is the comment comparing ... Kg7 to ... f5).


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I noticed one more feature that has been missed out from your list but I have no idea how to annotate it, so will appreciate it if someone can fill the blanks in. How can you specify which position is the current relevant one that you want the starting from. e.g. If I have imported a PGN (to include the entire game as reference) but I'm only interested in ...


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