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  1. FREE Training Games/Game Analy… Total-Ingratitude Hi. Stupid question: How do I export a pgn from lichess to chessbase? …
  2. FREE Training Games/Game Analy… dopaminetract I'm interested! I'm currently trying to figure out a way of more syste…
  3. Ding Liren - Topalov Game 4 savagechess2k Wait. What did I miss? When did Ding Liren pass 2800?
  4. FREE Training Games/Game Analy… NM Mr_Penings I’m a National Master currently offering FREE training games and/or ga…
  5. Ding Liren - Topalov Game 4 nh78 For the records, here is the game: https://lichess.org/HxnTolmt#34
  6. Amazing find Prophlaxis move CM Sarg0n The bishop is attacked and has two legal moves. One of them loses the …
  7. Ding Liren - Topalov Game 4 A-Cielbleu Very impressive indeed on several counts : 1) 11.c5 before pushing …
  8. Animated Chess Pieces Abyssinia Long ago I had a Chess program called Battle Chess. The pieces were fi…
  9. is this the fastest checkmate … Abyssinia This could be called the advanced version of fools mate. It just goes…
  10. is this the fastest checkmate … lurarose Yes it is the fastest mate by taking something with a pawn. There is a…
  11. Free Chess Video Lessons for 0… Vevochi chessuniversity.com/courses/prodigy-program-introduction-to-chess/ …
  12. Chess Variant #2 "The Bitch fr… Abyssinia I was reading about a chess variant called... "Contract Chess" To win…
  13. chess exercises and scoring hangrad Ok thanks. Can I set target rating range when I solve puzzles? I mean…
  14. chess exercises and scoring IM lovlas The rating works similar to the rating of players.
  15. chess exercises and scoring hangrad @lovlas I am curious how the algorithm decides the difficulty of puzzl…
  16. chess exercises and scoring IM lovlas It is treated like a player using glicko-2. If users fail a puzzle it …
  17. chess exercises and scoring kandrc The puzzle ratings are algorithmically derived by the users' wins and …
  18. What is my style of play? Art3mistic Your style is like a rough hewn version of morphy's play... quick deve…
  19. Why does nobody rematch after … Art3mistic I do not do the rematch thing cause I am busy with post game review an…
  20. classic tournament ?! ddu_du_ddu_du There is one every Friday. Here is the next one: https://lichess.org/t…
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