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noahnovak31
Remember that you should always promote to queen unless you can win with a different piece!
GabeMiami10

So don't always promote to queen then

bobby_max

Remember you should always take advice from 200 rated players. Except when you shouldn't. Which is always. So you should never take advice from 200 rated players. Got it?

Wind

Remember that if you have auto queen settings on but need to underpromote, you must first hold the ALT key!

NeutralRob
Alt key. Good to know.
ViktoryAngie

Depende la situación, hay posiciones espectaculares que hay que coronar caballo

Suhrad666

98% =Q 1.2% =N 0.7% =R 0.1% =B

Lord_Phan

There are some interesting puzzles which require under promoting to a Knight to solve. I recommend you watch some videos on youtube from an American national master Chess Vibes who has videos that helped my son learn.

There is a puzzle story which keeps younger viewers interested.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp7SLTJhX1u6qV1BOadEoLREHuw8D9Epw

There are also some rating climb videos starting from the lower levels until the 2000's.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp7SLTJhX1u7bfT1hNsl3o9UW2koJcvQV

When he is playing at the lower levels he demonstrates that you can win at those levels just by playing solid, blunder checking and that you don't need to overthink at those levels. He tailors how he is playing to the levels he is playing against so that those at those levels can learn from them.

Hope this helps.

Khnemu_Nehep

Always promote to something other than a queen if you want to humiliate your opponent.

Lord_Phan
bobby_max wrote:

Remember you should always take advice from 200 rated players. Except when you shouldn't. Which is always. So you should never take advice from 200 rated players. Got it?

This is a logically fallacious argument. His advice is either wrong or it is correct. It matters not whether he is 200 or 2000. If he were 2000 rated he could still give bad advice. An argument stands or falls on its own. Your attack on the person giving the advice is wrong and does nothing but attempt to prop up your own ego.

If you truly knew better you'd just explain your reasoning.

Mazetoskylo
calbitt5750
Watch out that a queen promotion doesn’t cause a stalemate, e.g. doesn’t put king in check but leaves him no moves. I learned this once the hard way.