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The Importance of Knowing Opening Theory in Chess

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Stop planning - start doing

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Accomplished Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman Dies Mid-Game

Streamers and their communities, get ready for the Streamers Battle July 2024 with prizes for streamers whose teams finish in the top 4, starting in 3 hours!

Congrats @MrCrusher on winning the Lichess Game of the Month June 2024! Thank you for all your countless submissions!

GM Fabiano Caruana won the SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia, just 9 days after taking 1st place in the Superbet Romania Chess Classic. His strong performance with 7.5/9 in the Rapid section secured him the victory ahead of tied GMs Alireza Firouzja, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Wesley So.

Congratulations to GM Benjamin Bok for winning our Chess960 Titled Arena July 2024! Runner-up IM Vahe Danielyan was only 2 points behind and GM Matthias Blübaum finished in 3rd place.

Our Chess960 3+2 Warm-up Arena starts in just 3 hours! You will have the chance to play against some of the titled players before they enter the Chess960 Titled Arena!

GMs Fabiano Caruana, Gukesh D, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Anish Giri and others meet again in the SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia 2024! The Rapid section will be played from today until 12 July, followed by a Blitz double round-robin the two days after.

Our July 1+0 Bullet Shield Arena, the first of seven daily Shield Arenas this week, starts in just 2 hours! The winner will get a unique trophy and keep it until next month's tournament.