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  1. Blitz strategy: play like a co… tpr It even works in long over the board games. Lasker called it the "Vorg…
  2. How Could I Exploit My Develop… tpr 11 e6 is too artificial, the simple, natural move 11 Nd2 would have ke…
  3. 🤣 Destroying fast games with … S_Garcia I want to share with you this little study about the Hippopotamus Open…
  4. How Could I Exploit My Develop… Dat_Das I don't honestly think you really made any positional mistakes, it's j…
  5. How have you improved?? Dario19503 Posted by jonesmh: "Thinking Techniques (written by Dr. Ferguson ~ 19…
  6. How have you improved?? Dario19503 1 year* and 2 months of studying I meant.
  7. Need help understanding a stra… GoAnfield thanks amazingoid for clearing up the game
  8. Need help understanding a stra… ujcn 18. ... g3?! probably this is bad.
  9. How Could I Exploit My Develop… thekid456 yeah play h3, also what do u mean by supertournament....(not that it m…
  10. How have you improved?? achja @Jmgordon #1 Looking at your Lichess ratings it looks like you focuse…
  11. Chess=life safecar Chess is a matter of life and death. It is a battle where in order to…
  12. How have you improved?? safecar @Dario19503 is also correct by saying "I've been playing chess and stu…
  13. How have you improved?? safecar One of the best ways to try and improve is to play a game with stockfi…
  14. How Could I Exploit My Develop… ujcn Take care of the bishops, take care of prevention. For examle: 5. ...h…
  15. How have you improved?? jonesmh Thinking Techniques (written by Dr. Ferguson ~ 1982) BEFORE EVERY MOV…
  16. The Guillotine on the Lichess ArturSecond On this portal, of course, there are children. And in the training tab…
  17. Forced a three fold repetition acgusta2 https://lichess.org/dcNwzkJHrm1i In this game I forced a three fold…
  18. Blitz strategy: play like a co… Blindnoob Huum..this doesn't prove anything.
  19. Blitz strategy: play like a co… cmimo Play like a complete idiot the first couple of moves, this will give y…
  20. How have you improved?? CM Sarg0n Tons of theory and kilotons of praxis.
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