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Ranking the Top 10 Women's Chess Players Now!

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US Amateur Team East Recap

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Stockfish 16.1 is here!

The FIDE World Corporate Chess Championship 2024 online qualifiers and knockout stages will be played on Lichess between March 16 and April 20. The top 8 teams will advance to the finals held in New York City from June 15 to 17. Corporations wishing to register their team can do so now.

One of the most requested features for our mobile app, the broadcasts, will finally be available in the upcoming new app, as our developer @veloce confirmed on YouTube!

Congratulations to GM Andrew Tang for winning the Titled Arena February '24 with GMs Oleksandr Bortnyk and Daniel Naroditsky in close second and third places!

Join us in 6 hours for our 1+0 Bullet Warm-up Arena and get the chance to play against some of the titled players before the Titled Arena!

We have continued to make lots of changes to our broadcasts, including support for team events, tournament sections and the integration of a FIDE player database to automatically add the correct player names, ratings & titles. See all of it in action in the final round of the Mitropa Cup!

GM Felix Blohberger provides a retrospective of the World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2023 and annotated some of his favourite games for us!

"The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made." — Savielly Tartakower, founder of the hypermodern school and inventor of the now widespread Catalan Opening, was born on this day in 1887.