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 Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches
Watch
Lichess TV Current games Streamers Broadcasts (beta) Video library
Community
Players Teams Forum Questions & Answers
Tools
Analysis board Opening explorer Board editor Import game Advanced search
Sign in
Reconnecting
Puzzle of the day
Black to play
More » Open tournaments
Crazyhouse Shield 6h 408
Weekly Bullet 2h 879
Daily Blitz 2h 504
U1700 SuperBlitz 57m 175
U1500 Blitz 57m 106
U2000 Bullet 27m 2
Weekly Chess960 3h 4
Daily Rapid 2h 30m 14
Berserk if you can ¼+0 2h 44
Mayet 3+0 Anti 2h 35
Stefanović 4+2 1h 10m 16
Timofey ½+0 Atom 2h 15
Piket 3+2 1h 10m 9
Zuckerman 6+1 Crazy 25m 7
SuperBlitz Home 3+0 45m 6
1700 top 5+0 45m 10
پادشاهان شطرنج 1+1 960 1h 4
Paartal Bavaria 1+2 1h 30m 1
Bisguier 5+0 20m 1
zawodnik88 3+0 3check 45m 1
sáňka a karky ¼+0 30m 2
More » Latest forum posts
  1. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX Believe it, if your opponent is goin' to play the Colle, it's a signal…
  2. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX But if you are already familiar with QID, go ahead. This is better tha…
  3. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX Yes, because 1... Nf6 it's very flexible, as you know. The players of …
  4. How to play against the Colle … FunnyAnimatorJimTV @AdrianoNunesFX Thank you; Queen's Indian sounds like a good idea. But…
  5. How to play against the Colle … chess_tactic2017 This studies have charpters about "How to play againist Colle System?"
  6. How to play against the Colle … chess_tactic2017 I think you can play this openings: Elshad defence lichess.org/study/…
  7. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX @massimilianoferri When white pushes e4, we simply take on d4. It shou…
  8. How to play against the Colle … massimilianoferri You can play the set-up 1. ... Nf6 2. ... e6 3. ... d5 with the idea c…
  9. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX Againt the Colle-Zukertort System (instead of c3, white plays b3 to cr…
  10. How to play against the Colle … AdrianoNunesFX Play the queen's indian defense setup. The idea behind the Colle Syste…
  11. Something buggy with lichess o… ElectricChessPieces https://lichess.org/G1i1vUFRGqnO First I was forced to lose as I di…
  12. How to play against the Colle … FunnyAnimatorJimTV Hi - I have a tournament round tonight and I'm going to play against s…
  13. Elo internet elo club CM Sarg0n There‘s some correlation with a certain probability. It is valid for m…
  14. Elo internet elo club Allonautilus Lichess does not even give you elo, the system that is used here is ca…
  15. Elo internet elo club Heribold thank you looking up ! i have my first tournament in few weekks and i …
  16. Elo internet elo club Looking_Up You really cannot compare online chess & OTB chess. These are two vari…
  17. Stockfish Level 7 misses a mat… aescht I wouldn't call that "missing a mate in one", that's somehow misleadin…
  18. Elo internet elo club swervestray @Heribold I think what @lifsitch is trying to say is that since while …
  19. suggestion: persistent variati… philipp_0x Sorry if this has been suggested before: I think it would be great …
  20. Elo internet elo club Heribold thank you recelogotumesurdum lifsitch if you have no things to say, t…
More » Latest updates
Deathmatch: Penguin vs. Paco

Two Titans Battle it Out

Welcome Lichess Bots

A new way to play chess

GM Andrew Tang Wins Lichess Titled Arena 5

World Champion Magnus Carlsen's dominating winning streak comes to an end