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  2. Move Times Plot Irishman964 @l751 I think it would be nice if there was an option for either one…
  3. Puzzles Full Of Spam Now Oscillations I don't think this is spam.
  4. What is the psychology behind … Onyx_Chess @Zenmode167 That's right. This has nothing to do with psychology. …
  5. Why does nobody play rematch a… Doofenshmirtz Why wouldn't you want a rematch? Reasons to rematch: If you think th…
  6. GM Hikaru Nakamura Losing His … Kalfch Oh that's your channel! Nice videos. Hikaru 💪
  7. What is the psychology behind … Zenmode167 Nayf that all sounds like unfounded speculation honestly. In the situa…
  8. What is the psychology behind … nayf Whither you sent the pieces, be it hither or thither and even without …
  9. Bug. Game suddenly ended in a … Teslamesla @nayf: Here is an explanation of 50-moves rule: https://en.wikipedia.o…
  10. Puzzles Full Of Spam Now TyrannosaurusCHEX What is wrong with the puzzles section lately - at least half of the "…
  11. Bug. Game suddenly ended in a … nayf The last capture of the game was move 45 Qxb6. So 255 subsequent moves…
  12. Stockfish 5 plays bad out of n… TyrannosaurusCHEX It is the biggest failing of engine programmers - they can make the al…
  13. Bug. Game suddenly ended in a … Teslamesla @laatikko: thank you for a link for a similar post. I agree with admin…
  14. Export imported games TheGameHen Hi, I have over 600 imported games I would like to download or search …
  15. Bug. Game suddenly ended in a … LaserGuy @nayf: The 50 move rule resets in the event of a pawn push or any capt…
  16. Why does nobody play rematch a… glassJo Everybody wants to rematch me after I hang my queen or blunder away a …
  17. How would I have prevented the… tpr "How would I have prevented these 8 inaccuracies in this game?" by ta…
  18. Bug. Game suddenly ended in a … CM Sarg0n #5, which "real" bug? Are you sure you applied the rule correctly?
  19. Search by notes l751 Hi Could we have an option to search (advanced maybe) by "notes"? U…
  20. Weekly Classical Tournament VincentTheChin Apologize in advance if I missed anything in my searching. Is there a …