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Trompowsky Attack Blitz 57m 94
Trompowsky Attack SuperBlitz 57m 69
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U2000 SuperBlitz 57m 113
Hourly Crazyhouse 27m 0
Daily King of the Hill 1h 0
Inarkiev 2+1 Rated 1h 11
Charousek 1+0 crazy Rated 1h 10
Bisguier 2+2 Anti Rated 45m 21
Addison 5+0 Rated 30m 3
Robatsch 3+2 Rated 1h 30m 12
Havasi ½+0 Rated 2h 5
Selezniev ½+1 Atom Rated 2h 2
Treybal ¾+0 KotH Rated 45m 1
Plachetka 7+2 1h 40m 1
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  1. Antichess puzzle rdaysky A curious position after 30. ... fxe4: https://en.lichess.org/AI4yTN1…
  2. Checkmate hatchet Your question is implicitly sexual, isn't it?
  3. Opposite color bishop endgame … PatzerGareBear13 Thanks @tpr! Now I feel stupid, but I have now learned how to properl…
  4. Learn From Your Mistakes: Show… GoodChessMind Hi all: Whenever you have to solve the learn from your mistakes posit…
  5. Checkmate cuber182 I consider myself decent at chess, but I suck at putting people in che…
  6. One of my favourite studies CM Sarg0n Think before asking the machine. Have fun! (White to move and draw…
  7. learn from your mistakes, choo… Clarkey Or flip the board then start Learn from your mistakes.
  8. Move by voice genius147 Yeah, it'd be very nice
  9. learn from your mistakes, choo… petri999 I am usually not one bit interested on what the mistakes of opponent …
  10. SIMUL VS 2200 structor99 LINK https://it.lichess.org/simul/vYghmh9N will start in 10' …
  11. Don't play the bird hatchet 1.f4 is perfectly playable. I, like many others, do respond with this…
  12. Don't play the bird Azimuthal Lightsss I assume 5...h5 was chess BM.
  13. Don't play the bird Noblunder Accept that gambit and win the game!
  14. Don't play the bird LM Lightsss wait there was mate after 5 h3 already
  15. Don't play the bird Dionysus_god b3 of course was his blunder. He was just playing the usual move in th…
  16. Someone's salty about getting … phlegm @BestSiteEver Sorry, my mistake. I confused Dave's post with the …
  17. Don't play the bird Dionysus_god Don't move the f pawn unless you know what you're doing! https://e…
  18. sacriffice BOBBY FISCHER karlgoethebier @lucila-solis #3 "arfil>alfil=bishop" "...I begin to see it clea…
  19. Checkmate with five knights. Dionysus_god If white played 80. Kxd1 instead of 80. Kb1, then 80. ...Nf2# would be…
  20. Starting a lichess 4545 team f… jonesmh INRE #5, let's post available times then select from those choices.
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