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Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 31
U1600 Classical 57m 48
Hourly Classical 1h 57m 158
Hourly Blitz 57m 137
Hourly SuperBlitz 57m 143
Hourly Bullet 27m 131
Weekly SuperBlitz 3h 1
Browne 7+2 Rated 2h 14
Lisitsin ½+0 Atom Rated 2h 39
Mongredien ½+0 Rated 2h 29
Vaganyan 7+2 Rated 2h 18
Radulov 3+0 Anti Rated 2h 16
van den Bosch 3+2 Rated 1h 30m 12
Diamant 4+0 Rated 1h 10m 92
Addison 1+1 20m 1
Plachetka 5+0 Rated 45m 1
Ragozin 5+0 Rated 1h 1
Alexandria 7+2 Rated 2h 2
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  1. Knockout tournaments in liches… soldier89_kn Implement sofia rules: The players could not draw by agreement, but …
  2. Knockout tournaments in liches… risky-chess i think this idea is good.It's like playoff in hockey.Lichess should m…
  3. Knockout tournaments in liches… soldier89_kn The draws would be adred only : after 30 moves !!!like in gm tournamen…
  4. Knockout tournaments in liches… o0O_O0o I like it! Also why waiting is such a problem? We waste so many tim…
  5. Italian / Prussian / Traxler -… tpr "The modern Two Knights" by  Erwin l'Ami is recent. 8 Bd3 is a side l…
  6. Training error - AsyncCache.si… Toadofsky Thanks for reporting this. It seems lichess had some difficulty sel…
  7. Knockout tournaments in liches… soldier89_kn For example: 2 games: 2 wins for player - he advance if they split …
  8. Training error - AsyncCache.si… czytamspam Learn > Training (web and app) doesn't work and throws error: Somet…
  9. Italian / Prussian / Traxler -… MoistvonLipwig Honestly, just look at it with Stockfish or a comparable engine. It ha…
  10. Great study about Grob openning jimj12 Sharp is one word for it...
  11. Italian / Prussian / Traxler -… mordor1 Hi folks, I am looking for recommendable and not too outdated books…
  12. Best game in a while. chessanalyst Miniature and had 0-0-0. https://lichess.org/study/nZwI4tkF/0eCiUW3…
  13. Great study about Grob openning HotCat https://en.lichess.org/study/3R4pm49I very sharp game
  14. How to save? kifaru Go to your game Click analysis board At the bottom you see: Comput…
  15. What are chess teams in Liches… QBall "Baby boomer" refers to the generation born between 1946 and 1964, cur…
  16. Rook ending: The lonely pawn Linnemann The position after 7.g5: Its only draw when the black king is on a- or…
  17. What are chess teams in Liches… Stephenson What is a Baby Boomer. I have never heard a Baby go Boom
  18. Local Lichess TV on languages … tisme Like BBC in Gaelic =) I think it would be both educational and enterta…
  19. Rook ending: The lonely pawn JamesPeirce I believe Lichess assesses the position based on material until it rea…
  20. Cached Eval Suggestion a_pleasant_illusion Bumping this suggestion. After the report of the meeting in Paris, …
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Everything about the first week of the Tata Steel Chess tournament, live from Wijk aan Zee