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Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 42
Hourly Blitz 57m 132
Hourly SuperBlitz 57m 84
U1600 Blitz 57m 25
Hourly Classical 1h 57m 112
Hourly Bullet 27m 51
Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 0
U2000 Classical 57m 0
Cvitan ½+0 Atom Rated 1h 40m 23
Williams 2+0 Anti Rated 55m 21
Semenova ½+0 KotH Rated 45m 6
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  1. Terminology on Lichess print @trakoz To accept a takeback is your choice, regardless of the situati…
  2. New youtube video: 5 Stunning … droceretik Thanks for the video.You showed some interesting moves that are often …
  3. New youtube video: 5 Stunning … ICC_player Very good! Keep moving
  4. Fishy Stockfish achja A few weeks ago I checked a game I played with Stockfish and I was a b…
  5. New youtube video: 5 Stunning … IM chessclinic How it was made, it's like most: Lots of tutorials + courses on animat…
  6. Bad puzzle? FleshBishop It's not a bad puzzle. You should analyze the puzzle more closely befo…
  7. How to find the people I am fo… flugsio Click the followers tab on you profile, and then 'following' at the to…
  8. I am right in the middle of tr… chessanalyst Has anyone else changed FIDE federation countries? I am in the process…
  9. Request: display all ratings o… waterlily Currently the system is that all four non-variants are shown on line 1…
  10. Bad puzzle? Blunderful_Life Isn't Qg2 checkmate? Makes …
  11. halp acetaminophen Indeed! thanks a lot for taking the time!
  12. halp achja Stockfish shows 0.00 there basically. That can be a hint about what is…
  13. Seeking advice on a recent mat… achja Very nice and interesting to see all the different views about this on…
  14. Explaining blunders :) achja An attempt to create a forum thread where players would explain some o…
  15. halp acetaminophen so, I just played this one as white…
  16. Terminology on Lichess trakoz @jimj12 et al I recently played a game playing white pieces. Playe…
  17. Seeking advice on a recent mat… chessanalyst I made another one :)
  18. Seeking advice on a recent mat… VanitasMarilyn I am an amateur player but I hope my analysis may be still be helpful …
  19. More U1600 and U1800 tournamen… GuerrillaChess @Negmek you are right. I think that the time controls on lichess need …
  20. Seeking advice on a recent mat… DrHack Great idea achja. I made a study with some analysis as well! https:/…
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