Free online Chess server. Play Chess now in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play Chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
Play
Create a game Tournament Simultaneous exhibitions
Learn
Chess basics Training Practice Coordinates Study Chess coaches
Watch
Lichess TV Current games Video library
Community
Players Teams Forum Questions & Answers
Tools
Analysis board Board editor Import game Advanced search
English
Sign in
 Reconnecting
  1. Forum
  2. Lichess Feedback
  3. Lag Compensation should be up to 2 seconds, not just 1

Self-explanatory

It would do nothing to those people with fast internet but would help alot with people who live in third world countries with crappy internet like mine

Also because other sites like chess.com and ICC have it up to 2 seconds, it's only fair that lichess should have the same rule too

Besides, it's "up to"

Pretty sure this small change won't make games magically last absurdly long since it seems that many people here have decent internet

Thanks in advanced

yes

Lag compensation for very fast games (which is what it's for) can be very annoying for the opponent; it seems like the opponent is moving quite slowly (two seconds for a move in ultrabullet/hyperbullet is very slow), while they're somehow not losing any time at all (they might even be premoving).