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  6. New GAME called " Blocking" ChessWhiz Interesting. This reminds me of a variant coming up on ChessWhiz T…
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  10. Best Way to Learn Openings Noblunder GoodChessMind, if you have to calculate anything during the opening yo…
  11. New GAME called " Blocking" eestimale Only way to capture piece is to block its all avabile moves
  12. aphantasia and chess bramklaas Interesting! Thank you for your reply!
  13. Best Way to Learn Openings GoodChessMind Well one idea instead of using chess position trainer is to calculate …
  14. white to move, mate in 2 (hard… Kitty-Meow #2 @lurarose you're not looking enough... try all possible first mo…
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  16. [Feature] Solitaire Chess lego00 Just setup a position on https://en.lichess.org/editor and press "Cont…
  17. Best Way to Learn Openings CafeMorphy Yes it's important for top GM's who make a living off chess. But like …
  18. Best Way to Learn Openings Noblunder Studying endgames is really important. But the opening phase is crucia…
  19. Best Way to Learn Openings CafeMorphy I was playing this 1800 and he was telling me that I wasn't following …
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Everything about the first week of the Tata Steel Chess tournament, live from Wijk aan Zee