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  1. Stockfish Incorrect? Link If you take the rook there the game ends in a draw. White don't have a…
  2. Stockfish Incorrect? Leadboy Just trying to understand why the computer analysis has a swing back f…
  3. Can we have the option to turn… Vincent_P With the mouse I am using one sometimes accidentally scrolls. And si…
  4. Endgame - Guess the outcome MorningCoffee I tried it some times... I drew only once and also this happened htt…
  5. A Kramnik game from the Olympi… achja Today I saw this Kramnik game which I had not seen in the chess news y…
  6. Finding friends print The protocol used in the "find friends" feature (Peer exchange) has be…
  7. OPENING MASTER Competition rzenaikrzys Nice game and my proposition https://pl.lichess.org/GAdrhyCr/white#…
  8. Mobile trainer jumbles pieces … lego00 My friend had the same problem lately. Seems to be fixed now.
  9. my rating didn.t go up phlegm Hey, thanks jimj12 for that quick and very concise reply.
  10. my rating didn.t go up jimj12 It was a casual game. 'Casual' means unrated, 'rated' means rated. You…
  11. my rating didn.t go up phlegm I am rated 1688 and I've just beaten A player rated 1994. Why did my …
  12. Finding friends stonecollector If there are no friends online you can activate a feature called "find…
  13. Urgent help and good advice ne… Ajay212 #7 Chessanalyst I never tried 90+5 before. Before from last two days I…
  14. Urgent help and good advice ne… Ajay212 #6 Neverness okay I will try 25+10 today. Thanks for advice.
  15. Does anyone know why Topalov d… chessanalyst Ahh. Was not aware of the event thanks @amazingoid
  16. Urgent help and good advice ne… chessanalyst I play 90+5 here and do not see why you have trouble getting games. Ju…
  17. Urgent help and good advice ne… Neverness Try 25+10 – that's one of the offical FIDE time controls for rapid che…
  18. Does anyone know why Topalov d… NM amazingoid This game was the second game of a 2-game rapid match at a FIDE World …
  19. Mobile trainer jumbles pieces … fujitsu42 Every few puzzles the board has extra pieces, overlapping pieces. Goin…
  20. Urgent help and good advice ne… Ajay212 #3 First time I heard about such 45+45 league.
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