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Hourly Crazyhouse 27m 1
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Schallopp 3+0 Rated 1h 12
Lengyel 2+1 Atom Rated 40m 11
Lawrence 1+2 Anti Rated 2h 19
Saint-Amant 5+0 20m 8
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Blackburne 5+0 Rated 45m 5
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  1. Blind mode steili Good suggestion!
  2. Blind mode Michael134096 Hard blind mode - no board, input only notation on keyboard. Medium b…
  3. white to move, mate in 2 (hard… michaldome quite easy one.
  4. white to move, mate in 2 (hard… onedaygmtherevenge easy queen sac and smooth mate
  5. white to move, mate in 2 (hard… tpr I found it easy to solve. On the other hand the position is illegal. …
  6. As white, how do you generally… tpr It is more difficult to find good squares for the Bishops than for the…
  7. Tournament types Egroegw These could be interesting, but how many people would be guaranteed to…
  8. Why would someone cheat at onl… CM Sarg0n US Cheating Federation, rated 2100...
  9. Why would someone cheat at onl… trickynick @Tangelo777 Not only that, but a cheater who replies to a post about w…
  10. Why would someone cheat at onl… CM Sarg0n If someone talks about his poor life as a cheater I stop reading insta…
  11. Why would someone cheat at onl… Tangelo777 @trickynick Once a cheater, always a cheater!
  12. Why would someone cheat at onl… trickynick Nice to see some former cheaters come forward. I appreciate your cand…
  13. How long did it take to get to… PatzerGareBear13 I learned how the pieces moved as a kid, but I didn't take the game se…
  14. Stockfish vs Magnus Carlsen Sungjin https://en.lichess.org/lOjGLPdR Stcokfish vs Play Magnus Age 26
  15. Stockfish vs Magnus Carlsen Sungjin https://en.lichess.org/lOjGLPdR Stcokfish vs Play Magnus Age 26
  16. Karma's a bitch sometimes... CM Sarg0n Two pieces up, guys, two pieces!! Alas, first one blundered away due t…
  17. How long did it take to get to… beyondthemask My chess experience has been very strange. I started playing seriously…
  18. New studies feataure, Lichess … LM Lance5500 +5500 @Membrillo Thanks so much to Lichess!
  19. How long did it take to get to… CafeMorphy @MoistvonLipwig I guess I see it this way, chess is a competition aga…
  20. How long did it take to get to… MoistvonLipwig I have played chess for probably more than 10 years now, though I neve…
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