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  1. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… CafeMorphy @nattramnms I bet your opponent was thinking the same thing :)
  2. Aborting is disgusting CafeMorphy lol @ChessWhiz
  3. Rook ending: The lonely pawn MoistvonLipwig Stockfish at depth 102 can't solve it, neither can finalgen. You sure …
  4. Aborting is disgusting ChessWhiz Aborting is disgusting. I agree. Here's my favorite quote on the subje…
  5. Aborting is disgusting Chessy64 in my last five games 4 out of five people aborted you see who you get…
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  7. What are chess teams in Liches… Knt_tnK I was sadden, that a post I recently put out to see if anyone was inte…
  8. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… TheNaphtali If that last example had been Bullet all would have been forgiven. :D
  9. Incorrect time zone, very conf… Sinusoidal36 Nvm, I was foolish. System time was wrong, I should have known better.
  10. Rook ending: The lonely pawn Linnemann yep, the position after 2.Kxd5 is draw, see http://www.shredderchess.c…
  11. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… nattramnms My last game has countless examples. I may have played the worst game …
  12. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… chesslo21 i'll start! 1. Stalemate opponent's king with your queen in king and…
  13. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… chesslo21 List all the dumb ways to lose or draw (foolishly) in chess! (examp…
  14. Does this qualify as fools mat… chesslo21 I've seen a person play fool's mate three times IN A ROW. And of cours…
  15. Does this qualify as fools mat… lurarose Any time you are mated after only 2 moves is a fools mate so yes. It w…
  16. Lichess Patron FM lovlas I am not sure if that information is available. It variates from month…
  17. Cloud storage chessanalyst If I bought some massive cloud storage via ftp would lichess be able t…
  18. Lichess Patron FireWorks How much money does Lichess generally collect each month?
  19. Does this qualify as fools mat… chessanalyst When your close to 1000 online I suppose anything is possible.
  20. Averting a disaster in corresp… JamesPeirce whoops, wrong thread
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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