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  1. Stockfish analysis problems wi… Pinus_sylvestris Stockfish is bad
  2. The President, whether He like… V-11960 If you have nothing to do, don't do it here!
  3. Are you a player around 1400-1… mdinnerspace Are you sure about the part "Say anything that comes to my mind?" I'm…
  4. Stockfish analysis problems wi… LevStolpner https://lichess.org/puVbQ5PQ/black#76 In this game, since the move 39…
  5. Are you a player around 1400-1… TheNaphtali Time out. The whole point of this is to get better, eliminate bad thou…
  6. Are you a player around 1400-1… howchessYT @Paulcarrero don't worry I am sure you don't want to play with my abil…
  7. Bug report Chess69em 25 seconds to make move.
  8. Bug report Chess69em Playing tournament. When board loads a message is displayed. Warning o…
  9. Crazyhouse > Chessgi? Veletas I mean if there is any reason to believe that either of them is deeper…
  10. 4playerchess Eagle5639 Yes, it is very fun... I don't really understand the rule about this: …
  11. Crazyhouse > Chessgi? nobody22 What do you mean by better?
  12. Various suggestions hal9k There is another problem... Lichess is too perfect and you start playi…
  13. Are you a player around 1400-1… imakitty @Paulcarrero Sounds good! What time works good for you?
  14. Are you a player around 1400-1… Paulcarrero @imakitty Sure dude! Let's arrange something. @Dawny Glad to hear…
  15. Various suggestions chesslion1024 I have 3 suggestions for how lichess could be even better: 1. In Adva…
  16. The QUEEN's Sacrifice! Vgm1 The QUEEN's Sacrifice and Double strike! https://youtu.be/SNbrjikM_Fw
  17. Are you a player around 1400-1… howchessYT Shame about I'm 1340. When I hit I 1400 I will talk to you- Regards- …
  18. Are you a player around 1400-1… Dawny @Paulcarrero This guys is simply awesome, learnt lot of things from hi…
  19. Crazyhouse > Chessgi? Veletas There's a game very similar to Crazyhouse which is called Chessgi. It …
  20. Are you a player around 1400-1… imakitty Hello @Paulcarrero! I had fun with this last time and would be interes…
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