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  1. when i am winning why do peopl… handsomechuck Immaturity, poor sportsmanship, just a jerk.
  2. when i am winning why do peopl… aownimran Because you are winnig
  3. levon Aronyan Cuxhaven I like his smile :-)
  4. Opening explorer games limited… MrKamikazeBoy That would be very interesting, indeed. I don't know how easy it is to…
  5. Analysis Question risky-chess @Rockstar189 click the button "Request a computer analysis" under the …
  6. when i am winning why do peopl… Demonolith It depends on what you call ages. Sometimes when I feel I am losing, I…
  7. when i am winning why do peopl… jonesmh I was playing this guy and around the fourth move he increased my time…
  8. when i am winning why do peopl… Mollus They - want at least steal your time because they can't beat you on t…
  9. when i am winning why do peopl… MagnusSonofCarl when i am winning why do people take ages to make the last move?
  10. Friday stream Claner https://www.twitch.tv/lichessclaner challenge guys
  11. chess puzzles Cuxhaven Do the normal puzzles with more effort and get a higher puzzle rating …
  12. Opening explorer games limited… meliniak In game analysis, there is the opening explorer. There are options to …
  13. I just broke 2000 - Where is C… WansmoKi It's the ketchup.
  14. Two Knights Defence Imperfect … mathtuition88 https://lichess.org/c8Mgz5stTe6v At around move 23, white is a pawn…
  15. Feature request: skip move wit… breakreign This sounds like a weird idea for a chess variant. Like; everytime …
  16. Sicilian Alapin 5.Nf3 Mistery NightmareFM I think 5...b6 isn't justified after 5.cxd4, seems too slow. One more …
  17. Sicilian Alapin 5.Nf3 Mistery CM Sarg0n I don't think that ...e6 generally is bad, it's just bad when white ha…
  18. Sicilian Alapin 5.Nf3 Mistery NightmareFM Those are very nice games indeed. Beautiful sacrifice on f5!! However,…
  19. I held the draw for so long.... tpr It has no resemblance at all to coin tossing, black has a clear advant…
  20. Raiting calculation error dertex THank You
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