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  1. Tal style, those were the days CM Sarg0n In the year 2001, "Sturm und Drang" in the style of Micha Tal: http…
  2. How to go about studying a paw… grapejam Just scroll to a position in the database, and go through 1000-2000 of…
  3. Why is there an audible tone … PhillipTheTank It's a legitimate question. It's another thing that lichess does that…
  4. +3 seconds at the end? Mollus You can play 4+3 or 5+3 instead of 5+0, it's your own choice but just …
  5. Anyone interested in Engine vs… DanieleTarellisback nice,i enjoy to team then xD
  6. Banter Match Opponents CM ya_boy_Agent Sounds fun I'm down
  7. Banter Match Opponents ChessBuzz17 I can do it
  8. Why is there an audible tone … YouAreDeadToMe Thanks
  9. Rating reset Lynnpv they can give points back if you play against a cheater, why not ask f…
  10. Why is there an audible tone … seanysean Preferences -> Chess Clock -> Sound when time gets critical -> No
  11. Why is there an audible tone … angrymonkey ? ? Do you know what chess is?
  12. How to go about studying a paw… angrymonkey I'm pretty sure I didn't need to ask the question....
  13. How to go about studying a paw… angrymonkey What about the audible clues in bullet chess? Are they permissable che…
  14. How to go about studying a paw… Klip98 @Sarg0n That was my first thought too, but in the structures I mention…
  15. How to go about studying a paw… BigGreenShrek There are (at least) two books written on this subject: Pawn Structure…
  16. How to go about studying a paw… hubabuba1234 I heard this book is pretty good : https://www.amazon.com/Chess-Struct…
  17. How to go about studying a paw… CM Sarg0n Sure. Looking at reference games played by the stars. ChessBase Mega h…
  18. Why is there an audible tone … hubabuba1234 Why not??
  19. Stupid (bearing in mind that t… Irishman964 The game was just really low quality in general
  20. +3 seconds at the end? CM Sarg0n I have the feeling that this should be awarded to ME ev'rytime. But th…
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