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  1. Is it possible for the checkma… capainmunda Or somehow mathematically a checkmate will inherently imply in better …
  2. WORLD CUP game picks Water_Flame Denmark Peru Draw, Argentina is overrated
  3. WORLD CUP game picks LM mysterious_expert Denmark Peru :) Croatia!
  4. WORLD CUP game picks thekid456 put the 3 countries u think will win each day My picks: Denmark …
  5. WORLD CUP game picks thekid456 Here we will say the results that we think will happen for each of the…
  6. How does analysis mode work? Allonautilus The computer can sometimes get to depth 99 when there is a forced mati…
  7. The power of the knight Allonautilus What #1 means is that if the white king is on the square it is on in t…
  8. funny ! a pawn eats 3 pieces a… MagicAce1988 That was so funny indeed your opponent must have been fuming.
  9. The power of the knight MagicAce1988 You must be joking!
  10. The power of the knight LiveFromStarbucks Dude I still do not get what you are talking about.
  11. The power of the knight MagicAce1988 What I am saying is the queen being in any of those squares in relatio…
  12. The power of the knight LiveFromStarbucks wtf are you talking about man
  13. What balance between wins and … MagicAce1988 Thanks for the advice :D
  14. What balance between wins and … ordinary_pawn MagicAce1988, I looked at your profile... seems that your just startin…
  15. worst rated defeats and best r… TheLastKn1ght can we have worst rated victories, best rated losses and most mediocre…
  16. How does analysis mode work? thekid456 depth of 99 is more than enough, some GMs say even 24 or 25 is enough.…
  17. How does analysis mode work? ElectricChessPieces Has anyone ever gotten their moves to depth 99? What kind of computer …
  18. What balance between wins and … Rise even if you don't consider yourself very good, you can easily keep a 9…
  19. What balance between wins and … SquidgyKing Chess isn't a game where you get a high win %. You should score roughl…
  20. Android App - Bug - Can't scro… SometimesItWorks I think this was after the last update of the up recently. I can't sc…
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