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  1. Puzzles with inferior solutions doom12384 @BrentShaub You can click the link to the real game after attempting …
  2. Opponent gives you +15seconds … Chiksan @RegisLakrids Maybe your opponent thought the +15 seconds button w…
  3. lichess.org is unreachable. fa… Fede23 apparently the network does not reach the app, at the time of user log…
  4. Opponent gives you +15seconds … RegisLakrids Hahaha! If he hadn't seen the mate coming maybe!! In the game I was…
  5. Opponent gives you +15seconds … NoobBatter Is it okay if you have a checkmate in a few and you give them, say a m…
  6. Opponent gives you +15seconds … RegisLakrids It happened to me right now, I realised that my opponent gave me an ex…
  7. Why forbidden creating matches… Homodysseus Username checks out.
  8. lol realpawn make a move in it
  9. lol realpawn i hacked the stockfish https://lichess.org/analysis/rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/…
  10. help for improvement of my los… achja @estragon89 #1 Your 11...dxe4 made things easier for white because yo…
  11. Opponent gives you +15seconds … President_DonaldDuck Your link only shows that your opponent GAVE you time it doesn't indic…
  12. help for improvement of my los… robotrock I think most ppl just go with what the engine recommends these days.
  13. Traxler Counter Attack Arndti I always play 5.Bxf7+ and after Ke7 or Kf8 6. Bd5. I the try to play B…
  14. Traxler Counter Attack Chiksan I don't know how to play this opening as white and I think I've pushed…
  15. Analysis board could really us… V1chess A huge +1 from me. This was actally the case a long time ago.
  16. Analysis board could really us… President_DonaldDuck Would it be possible to make it so that the name of the opening stays…
  17. why is this a draw? doom12384 The last capture was on move 63, and the capture took the last pawn of…
  18. QUEEN SACRIFICE in London Syst… Water_Flame Great sacrifice! However I think that he could have just taken the bis…
  19. Everyone here hates my guts an… robotrock You will find more stuff like that in casual games, a certain percenta…
  20. Was this winning for me EXOprimal after 29.Qxf3 Rxf3 White plays 30.b7 and black cannot stop promotion, …
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