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  1. Elite chess tournament coverage eatchipss As we know lots of chess websites relay the games of elite tournaments […]
  2. Just solved a tactical puzzle […] DVRazor Your game doesn't reach the position of the puzzle though...
  3. Correspondence chess inactive time Solal35 @Kapsarov: good job, you have complete your challenge :)
  4. Just solved a tactical puzzle […] EugeneJudo http://en.lichess.org/h71VI9AW/black#10 http://en.lichess.org/trainin […]
  5. Tournament game: show current score rondep It would be very helpful if you could arrange tournament games so that […]
  6. Correspondence chess: two requests stefantelefan I support 1) There should be the "are you sure?" message before moves […]
  7. Correspondence chess: two requests Sollerman I had some questions/requests for correspondence chess: 1) I would […]
  8. Why is this game 1+3, Blitz? Ivanchook yes, read a forum
  9. Why is this game 1+3, Blitz? alleey I created a bullet - or so I thought. http://ur.lichess.org/ueQyWRR […]
  10. Feature Request: Improvements […] thibault What you're looking for is the analysis board. Reach it by clicking th […]
  11. Feature Request: Improvements […] nadaches Hi. The board editor misses a few features I would really like to h […]
  12. Suggestion: Opt-in sides/teams […] AI_Level_9 This is really very very good ideas. Tons of work for developers, of c […]
  13. Why is there a Facebook group […] YetAnotherAccount http://en.lichess.org/team/fifth-column
  14. Why is there a Facebook group […] Dionysus_god Fight the system!
  15. Why is there a Facebook group […] Isaiah4031 Does that mean that the title LM is really Leninist-Marxist?? Oh my G […]
  16. Why is there a Facebook group […] YetAnotherAccount I thought it was well known that the "LI" in lichess stands for Lenini […]
  17. Why is there a Facebook group […] Isaiah4031 LOL! We should start a RED WAVE thread and infiltrate the others!! […]
  18. Tournament's bug SantiaghoGarcia First, I do not speak English well. When I try to leave out of a tour […]
  19. Why is there a Facebook group […] Hellball Today I learnt that supporting lichess LITERALLY makes me Stalin.
  20. Why is there a Facebook group […] rise_UIED 'You love chess and you think, lichess.org has a nice interface and is […]
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