Free online Chess server. Play Chess now in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play Chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
Play
Create a game Tournament Simultaneous exhibitions
Learn
Chess basics Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches
Watch
Lichess TV Current games Broadcasts (beta) Video library
Community
Players Teams Forum Questions & Answers
Tools
Analysis board Board editor Import game Advanced search
Sign in
Reconnecting
Puzzle of the day
Black to play
More » Simultaneous exhibitions
More » Latest forum posts
  1. Don't you hate it when... rickrenegade I often come home from club OTB games thinking I'm a genius and that t…
  2. Don't you hate it when... Dixie2011 Yah thats so true. Sometimes you feel like you are playing a super gam…
  3. Don't you hate it when... SummerSparkle ...you think you played such a strong game and implemented such a stro…
  4. 1900 first time ever! SummerSparkle Big Congrats Professor! First time I started beating 1800s and 1900s, …
  5. 1900 first time ever! azuaga @rickrenegade Well, and do not forget that it's not just about reac…
  6. 1900 first time ever! Professor74 @rickrenegade #1 Well done! Keep moving forward! (toward 2000!)
  7. That pawn feeling rickrenegade Always trying weird pawn structures... Usually backfires on me though.
  8. 1900 first time ever! rickrenegade :) haha You tell me lol. I can only dream of stretching to your rat…
  9. 1900 first time ever! achja @rickrenegade #1 Congrats ! :) Now <whispering voice> ... between …
  10. King walk game achja Another king walk, on very thin ice this time. https://lichess.org/0I…
  11. Block Bullet non - rematchers. rickrenegade Who did I call an idiot?
  12. 1900 first time ever! rickrenegade After 6 years I've finally broke the 1900 wall in blitz and classical!…
  13. That pawn feeling biggystiffler i think the bishop pear worked out quit nicely for white
  14. Insufficient material time out AREA11 Interesting. Thanks @FletchMK64 (#9) & @MoistvonLipwig
  15. [Request] Cloud results switch konstantinua00 I love using stockfish, but sometimes the cloud results stop at depth …
  16. Am I crazy? xxsoapxx A short chat with your opponent might help and at the same time gain a…
  17. London + h4 achja @TatsumakiRonyk #2 Thanks for the information. Appreciated.
  18. That pawn feeling achja Do you ever think : "Let's try out that weird pawn structure ?". http…
  19. Puzzle 61350 error StrixCZ I'm sorry, I just overlooked something. Please, delete this thread.
  20. London + h4 Nordlandia h2h4 -> h5 charge has been popular in blitz for a long time. Early…
More » Latest updates
2017 Autumn Marathon

Announcing the next edition of the legendary 24-hour chess marathon!

Lichess Summer Update, Part 2

So many summer improvements, we needed two blog posts!

Lichess Summer Update, Part 1

Lichess has gone through some changes over the summer...