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Eastern Bullet 1h 122
Hourly Classical 1h 57m 128
Eastern SuperBlitz 1h 30m 1
Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 0
U2000 Classical 57m 0
Hourly Blitz 57m 0
Hourly Bullet 27m 1
Albin 3+2 Atom Rated 2h 13
Schories 2+1 Anti Rated 2h 7
Bledow 3+0 Racing Rated 20m 4
Lazard 5+0 45m 4
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  1. New hand / garbage tool custommods is awesome :O not sure if i am using this forum right but; :) Very nic…
  2. Program on Mac to analyze and … Mathmagician I think a lichess study would do that.
  3. Program on Mac to analyze and … kifaru HIARCS for Mac. Or you can install Windows 10 and Chessbase in anothe…
  4. Can cheat detection be contest… TacticalYokel I get that I shouldn't have opened analysis board, but this is the pos…
  5. thought game: check redefiniti… qweasdzxc88 Your idea doesn't work. There is no rule that restricts the rook from …
  6. thought game: check redefiniti… Zapala Let us redefine a check in the following manner: A king is checked …
  7. When is the time right to resi… trickynick I am amazed how many games I have been able to draw or even win when I…
  8. When is the time right to resi… Toscani Definition of resign: Give up the position. If your going to resign…
  9. "Please be nice in the chat" dmsv I know what you mean. People ruin everything. ;)
  10. "Please be nice in the chat" nckqefhm This message wasn't here when I joined lichess. Makes me feel sad :(
  11. When is the time right to resi… PatzerGareBear13 Oh and by the way, I don't resign in bullet and usually not in blitz. …
  12. When is the time right to resi… MINISTEROFMAGIC It can be argued almost any way. I don't resign, like Mathmagician. Bu…
  13. When is the time right to resi… chessanalyst Its very disrespectful to play on in a completely won position with no…
  14. When is the time right to resi… ThingsFallApart Here's an example of when not to resign (in my defense I was sick and …
  15. When is the time right to resi… Mathmagician @CafeMorphy so you have to give up if you're losing and your opponent …
  16. When is the time right to resi… CafeMorphy It's not really how much you're down, but more about how little time d…
  17. Top 10 biggest Grandmaster mis… Mathmagician It's a bit too fast-paced. Maybe highlighting which move is the blunde…
  18. What are chess teams in Liches… Stephenson Okay I guess I am one then. Somebody said baby boomer's made the plac…
  19. Top 10 biggest Grandmaster mis… PatzerGareBear13 Lol I didn't know that even grandmasters messed up like that. @kha200…
  20. When is the time right to resi… TheIceManV If you keep playing, you can try for stalemate, or even win!
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Lichess meetup and hackaton report

The Lichess team recently met up to work and socialize in Paris. Here is the summary.

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Tata Steel Chess: Week 1

Everything about the first week of the Tata Steel Chess tournament, live from Wijk aan Zee