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  1. bishob stronger than rook CM Sarg0n Rowson calls the pair of bishops the „Hermaphrodite“. It is by far str…
  2. bishob stronger than rook fleshlumpeater51 Yes good!
  3. Stopping action ProgramFOX When you get that message, there should be more info then that. Namely…
  4. Game Analysis - Please advise blindlyzerking after Kd1, Ne3 wins the game
  5. The 'illogical' study runtilmorrow I also give you permission to clone this study...
  6. The 'illogical' study runtilmorrow https://lichess.org/study/5K3Mw2Ac Plz take a look at it...it's for…
  7. Game Analysis - Please advise GBA87 Well, on move 8...Nbd7 I think Nc6 world have been better. You're atte…
  8. Link puzzle to express motif mumin11 https://lichess.org/training/75725 - relative pin - 1614 https://lich…
  9. bishob stronger than rook Nordlandia @tpr Few quips on this matter: «Adding the better cooperation …
  10. Game Analysis - Please advise GBA87 Here is the embedded link: https://lichess.org/study/jQsCC6YO/GY7WTg4h
  11. How do I prevent the scholars … krasnaya You got already ample advice that you should play Nf6 and/or e6 instea…
  12. one of my best games achja Game in game viewer : https://lichess.org/m40MfiqZ
  13. one of my best games hussainindia [Event "Rated Rapid game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/m40MfiqZ"] [Da…
  14. How do I prevent the scholars … IM Alambique_veloz In general if you put all your pawns in dark squares your white square…
  15. How do I prevent the scholars … JushBJJ2 @ProfDrHack Thank you! This made me win a game when I used your…
  16. How do I prevent the scholars … Koelschlenny Ok, so your king got a bit of exercise and there is a couple of mating…
  17. How do I prevent the scholars … wargh any of the above... or after 7. Qd5 play e6... and let's see where tha…
  18. How do I prevent the scholars … ProfDrHack You can simply play 2...e6/3...e6, and immediately vaporize the Schola…
  19. How do I prevent the scholars … Chessty_McBiggins Yes there are of course situations or positions where f6 makes sense, …
  20. Stopping action Vlad0505 I have this message: "We had to time you out for a while". But there …
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