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Hourly Classical 1h 57m 471
Elite Bullet 1h 30m 22
Daily SuperBlitz 1h 30m 335
Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 38
Hourly Blitz 57m 178
U2000 Classical 57m 63
Daily Blitz 2h 3
Weekly Atomic 3h 6
Sjugirov 7+2 Anti Rated 1h 40m 18
Alexandria 3+1 Anti Rated 1h 30m 31
Matulović 7+0 1h 30m 14
Tarrasch ½+0 Rated 45m 34
Shumov 4+0 Rated 40m 15
Dvoretsky 2+0 Rated 50m 4
Balla 0+2 Rated 30m 2
Koblencs 2+1 Rated 1h 7
Pirc 4+2 30m 8
Kan 5+2 Rated 2h 4
Tartakower 7+0 45m 1
Hromádka 3+1 Atom Rated 2h 1
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  1. How can i fix this mistake ? (… TrainBullet https://tr.lichess.org/70jMvhJ7/black#25 "13...f6 " i dont know ho…
  2. openings suggestion lecw Try playing 1. e4 and 2. d4 no matter what black does, and then taking…
  3. How can i fix this mistake ? (… TrainBullet https://tr.lichess.org/70jMvhJ7/black#25 "13...f6 " i dont know ho…
  4. openings suggestion FM lovlas You wont find a single opening without strategic and positional elemen…
  5. I stuffed this one up tpr You should have invested more time e.g. 2 minutes on move 28. If you f…
  6. openings suggestion tpr Sicilian is very positional and strategic, especially if white castles…
  7. Problem with Chromium thibault Yes, someone else reported that. Probably a chromium bug specific to t…
  8. openings suggestion FM lovlas Both are very interesting and fun to play with both colours.
  9. openings suggestion BoringEndGames @lovlas thanks and what do u think is better in sicilian najdorf or d…
  10. Problem with Chromium isaypotato Hey, My browser crashes whenever I try to run local analysis. The p…
  11. openings suggestion FM lovlas Usually in closed position you need to find and prepare a break throug…
  12. openings suggestion BoringEndGames @lovlas can u tell me please what should i do in closed positions i c…
  13. Do downvoted puzzles get remov… thibault puzzles that are downvoted enough are no longer presented to players. …
  14. Philidor? CM Sarg0n Edit: I am terribly sorry! I looked only at the last moves and did not…
  15. Do downvoted puzzles get remov… PipoParagua I was wondering if these puzzles get removed from the list? There a…
  16. openings suggestion Sungjin Go check GingerGM's youtube channel and learn the London System as whi…
  17. Philidor? Sungjin Hi all, I played a game on the 'other website' and got to a rook endga…
  18. I stuffed this one up stargazer1966 I think we both had around 4 minutes left. I took 30 seconds thinking…
  19. openings suggestion FM lovlas Then you should learn how to play closed positions and strategic openi…
  20. openings suggestion BoringEndGames hello im a chess beginner and i want to master 3 or 4 openings that su…
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