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  1. Sufficient Material Vycm Black's last move was Bg8 (or g8B), after which white played Ng6#
  2. Sufficient Material InnateAluminum First I'm like, ah, let Sarg0n do another one of these checkmate thing…
  3. Fortress? CM Sarg0n Just for the record, 25 years ago (1993) I played the KID Saemisch wit…
  4. Fortress? CM Sarg0n For example, if White plays the expected 46.Kb4 - can Black win? Ist i…
  5. [Dumb Question] Is it possible… InnateAluminum Based on the word phrasing, I'd assume you wouldn't care about both si…
  6. Why do you personally follow a… GMScuzzBall Ivanachuk basically becuase he is insane
  7. Fortress? InnateAluminum Why the name "Fortress"??
  8. Lichess has been removing my f… okei Yea, lichess has a 300 follow-limit which is really annoying... I lost…
  9. Why do you personally follow a… VertSangBleu sometimes because they are funny and sometimes because i want to play …
  10. Fortress? CM Sarg0n Yes, the given analysis line by sf looks good. Starting with ...Qb8! A…
  11. Sufficient material (Helpmate) CM Sarg0n What’s the problem? The basic position in chess is no forced win eithe…
  12. Offering draw button disappear… hash11011 When i offer a draw, as soon as my opponent makes a move, the offer go…
  13. Sufficient material (Helpmate) Toscani If it's a helpmate, it would be possible. lichess.org/study/hUDT5SMU …
  14. Lichess has been removing my f… crosky I was a bit bewildered today to discover that a healthy number of play…
  15. Crazy correspondence activity Spartako Today I won a standard corresp game and a 960 corresp game. It says I …
  16. Sufficient Material CM Sarg0n Don’t get the message? https://lichess.org/X3QM6LAu
  17. Chess lessons... FM SanchezKelvin Hello everybody.... I hope you are excellent.... If you need to improv…
  18. [Dumb Question] Is it possible… MakeHellTal @Breaking-Limits , I just wanted to have fun. Sorry if it was off topi…
  19. Downloading My games Paws4thought Hello, when I select my games through profile and use advanced searc…
  20. Sufficient Material finlip https://lichess.org/study/hUDT5SMU This position is illegal. What's B…
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