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  1. Is it worth learning the Sicil… NeverBeenTimid @imakitty I am learning how to deal with it. I would like the option …
  2. Computer resigned strangly seanysean The computer auto resigns at move 151.
  3. Computer resigned strangly PositiveHarm Hello, just a few minutes ago played a game against Stockfish lvl 7, a…
  4. Giuoco Piano 2200 vs 2400 game Klip98 https://lichess.org/0AR9cPDbN33W This guy trashed me 3-1 in a match, …
  5. Endgame blunder practice Lanoc This is a really nice tool, thanks. There are lovely pawn sacrifices i…
  6. Perpetual Chess Podcast by Ben… NeverBeenTimid Who else listens to them? And if you don't then why not? I think Ben J…
  7. Stockfish 8 Jacob531 https://lichess.org/hSs2Zhfs#55 Details on the trophy that @ZugAddi…
  8. Post the last song you listene… NeverBeenTimid I want to experience new music. This song came on a random radio s…
  9. Danville, Vermont Open (FIDE r… ChessSpawnVT The Kingdom Chess Association, a US Chess affiliated club, is promotin…
  10. Stockfish 8 WhtevrFloatsYourBoat With two knights down: https://lichess.org/forum/game-analysis/cheer-u…
  11. Stockfish 8 HitDaResign Im pretty sure I saw a game a few years back but I forgot what it was …
  12. Anyone want to talk on Skype/D… BrunoB1 Hello, no.
  13. Stockfish 8 checkmate3141 no, never. I am not even close
  14. Stockfish 8 HitDaResign Has any1 ever beat Stockfish 8 any time setting? Can you please show m…
  15. I held the draw for so long.... janosopeligroso Mukabelu think its white with edge. Stockfish shows equal. Its a coin …
  16. chess friend ester19 you like we will help each other in chess? i have many chess puzzles…
  17. Anyone want to talk on Skype/D… ester19 Hello, i like rebeca frumin my Skype. …
  18. Being kicked out of Lobby play… Kingwrecka I completely agree.....what the site needs to do also is get rid of it…
  19. Being kicked out of Lobby play… Leonidas222 My complaint is that I continue to be booted out of the lobby for "abo…
  20. Is it worth learning the Sicil… howchessYT @NeverBeenTimid Do you like to fianchetto? These lineare playable a…
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