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  1. "Abuse of Engines and Lack of … CM Sarg0n Just something to think about. ttp://www.captainchess.com/abuse-of-…
  2. important tournament in my lef… ester19 maybe, you like we will learn together.
  3. network connection ferblatin here's the game https://lichess.org/UzvFJ0Ak/black
  4. network connection ferblatin my internet connection disrupted for like five seconds and lichess gav…
  5. important tournament in my lef… xXJrHoLLoWeDXx My bad, but would help you, but earnestly, my rating is a dump to help…
  6. Checkmate with knight and bish… ShAlexander Real games with this ending: https://youtu.be/YFF5ibgB6eA https://yo…
  7. Checkmate with knight and bish… a_pleasant_illusion I've always liked the Delatang triangle method, but mostly for aesthet…
  8. important tournament in my lef… ester19 i did not use google translate its my english
  9. De la Villa and Silman's endga… petri999 I've studied Nunn's "Understanding Chess Endgames" in which he has col…
  10. New Puzzles & the User's Evalu… Schlangen_gift I was Puzzling a moment ago, and after finishing it Lichess asked for …
  11. important tournament in my lef… xXJrHoLLoWeDXx When one uses Google translate to use the forums... I'm sure if you pl…
  12. important tournament in my lef… ester19 Hello, I have a chess tournament soon, i n…
  13. Doom by hurricans Jacob531 My guess: in 30 years it will be 2047. And the islands will still b…
  14. Holding a bad position against… WildTiger 4. f3!? with the idea of e4 is quite interesting, though.
  15. the tournament page is not wor… Toadofsky Strange, it works in my Chrome.
  16. Tournament iAmFilipino thank you for promoting
  17. Tournament LionNesseBim1 im just promoting my friend hes username is iamfilipino he will create…
  18. Who else is in the rationalist… WansmoKi else implies that there's at least 1 member? no idea beyond that.. puz…
  19. Holding a bad position against… Klip98 @tpr It's that classic psychological trap in chess; when you're worse …
  20. the tournament page is not wor… nd1998 the tournament page is not working it is not showing the tournaments…
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