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Hourly Classical 1h 56m 136
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  1. quiet moves in tactics garciam I dont even know why you are asking that type of question about your c…
  2. One of my best games ever garciam not sure if the claim 'my best game ever' can ever be applied to a 3/4…
  3. Losing chess motivation PrepareToLoseBruh Check out these two games I played when I was a kid. (Both as Black.) …
  4. Losing chess motivation cptmajormajor If you are losing chess motivation do something else. If chess is in y…
  5. Losing chess motivation therealMat My advice would be: don't let negative feelings affect you too much! …
  6. Losing chess motivation NoThinkingAllowed take a break from blitz games, try something slower, more tactical.
  7. Fried Liver Attack NoThinkingAllowed I like the traxler counter-attack Throws many people off-guard Start…
  8. One of my best games ever Thezombieman Look at this: http://en.lichess.org/vKPlyzkD/black#40 Please type th…
  9. Losing chess motivation garciam in short, just keep playing and just think about the next move. its wh…
  10. Error in the problemm http://e… n1k0s Sorry my fault, it is not mat cause it can be blocked ....
  11. Error in the problemm http://e… n1k0s If you play the white Queen at c7 then it's mat, but the system don't …
  12. Move time vs evaluation feedba… TheNoobPlayer You can achieve this thanks to Chess Insights feature, can't you? J…
  13. quiet moves in tactics hatchet I was just talking about my strengths and weaknesses. If you want, you…
  14. How to prepare for an OTB tour… PrepareToLoseBruh Revise your openings, Don't touch bullet or fast blitz for a while (st…
  15. How to prepare for an OTB tour… worstplayerever73060 If you know the time control try playing as many games as you can wit…
  16. Time until cheaters get caught trippinboris Totally agree, however cheats are caught i think by reporting them, so…
  17. Move time vs evaluation feedba… lynx378 Hi, Could we get some extra analysis that shows whether thinking lo…
  18. How to prepare for an OTB tour… sunCeTi I'm attending one in a couple weeks. What should I do in preparation f…
  19. Disable auto-promotion for tra… carolincloud Currently, in training puzzles, when you move a pawn to the back rank,…
  20. Fried Liver Attack MackTheKnife Continuation of the above: 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc bxc. White´s best answers a…
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