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  1. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… Mondayhater Winning my opponent's queen and stupidly being checkmated the next tur…
  2. about chat as "anonymous" nick_1 How one can chat in "anonymous" mode ?
  3. Custom position tourneys brobot We should be able to have tournaments from custom positions. It would …
  4. Any interest in a new type of … blackzombie FIDE Online Arena has something like this when it comes to titled play…
  5. Any interest in a new type of … CM Kingscrusher-YouTube Hi all Would there be interest in "non anonymous" tournaments where…
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  7. Does this opening trap have a … tpr In German this is called Seekadettenmatt (sea cadets' mate)
  8. Does this qualify as fools mat… tpr borg 1...g5 is grob 1 g4 in reverse. I have seen someone going 1 g4 e…
  9. Aborting is disgusting jimj12 To be fair, you were 750+ points higher rated than them …
  10. Aborting is disgusting RAQIB_AFG aborting is like being rejected, really painful, bad thing...
  11. Aborting is disgusting jonesmh The other side is people who don't move. If they are busy doing somet…
  12. Aborting is disgusting MercyPls the should apply a random matching system according to their stats
  13. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… QBall Qf7 intended instead of Qe7, perhaps?
  14. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… Tangelo777 https://en.lichess.org/edt6gzyS Give away the queen for free at the K…
  15. Dumb ways to fail in chess and… CafeMorphy @nattramnms I bet your opponent was thinking the same thing :)
  16. Aborting is disgusting CafeMorphy lol @ChessWhiz
  17. Rook ending: The lonely pawn MoistvonLipwig Stockfish at depth 102 can't solve it, neither can finalgen. You sure …
  18. Aborting is disgusting ChessWhiz Aborting is disgusting. I agree. Here's my favorite quote on the subje…
  19. Aborting is disgusting Chessy64 in my last five games 4 out of five people aborted you see who you get…
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