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  1. Why is there an audible tone … angrymonkey ? ? Do you know what chess is?
  2. How to go about studying a paw… angrymonkey I'm pretty sure I didn't need to ask the question....
  3. How to go about studying a paw… angrymonkey What about the audible clues in bullet chess? Are they permissable che…
  4. How to go about studying a paw… Klip98 @Sarg0n That was my first thought too, but in the structures I mention…
  5. How to go about studying a paw… BigGreenShrek There are (at least) two books written on this subject: Pawn Structure…
  6. How to go about studying a paw… hubabuba1234 I heard this book is pretty good : https://www.amazon.com/Chess-Struct…
  7. How to go about studying a paw… CM Sarg0n Sure. Looking at reference games played by the stars. ChessBase Mega h…
  8. Why is there an audible tone … hubabuba1234 Why not??
  9. Stupid (bearing in mind that t… Irishman964 The game was just really low quality in general
  10. +3 seconds at the end? CM Sarg0n I have the feeling that this should be awarded to ME ev'rytime. But th…
  11. Why is there an audible tone … angrymonkey As above
  12. +3 seconds at the end? JesterJinx I have a feeling the game should award 3 seconds for every move you ma…
  13. How to go about studying a paw… Klip98 I'm interested in studying some typical pawn structures which commonly…
  14. 20 Second Time Warning angrymonkey Silence :(
  15. Rating reset Francesco_Super @NOTFOXAnonymous I remember a post asking the same thing in the Questi…
  16. 20 Second Time Warning angrymonkey Maybe Lichess can give me back the 400 000 points I've lost due to my…
  17. 20 Second Time Warning angrymonkey @sirgatsen Yeah - but you missed my that little word friend - the aud…
  18. 20 Second Time Warning sirgatsen @ProgramFOX Thank you so much, you are a lifesaver! @angrymonkey Yeah …
  19. 20 Second Time Warning HippieSabotage ok then.
  20. 20 Second Time Warning angrymonkey 20 seconds? Is that blitz? I'm sure it 10 second in bullet? Anyways - …
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