Lichess London Meetup Recap

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Blitz tournament, limited edition hoodies, famous streamers

Last Saturday, Lichess held a Meetup in London, in a pub near the World Championship Venue. People turned up en masse, from beginners to seasoned players, making the evening a huge success, as demonstrated by this heartwarming reddit post. Thanks to all the players that took part in our blitz tournament, and congratulations to the top 3 finishers: Robbie Cahar, Anil Cengiz and Eric Rosen, who all got a limited edition London Meetup hoodie.

While the team didn't have time to work on Lichess features for this Meetup, we still had time to take some pictures, enjoy our selection below.

Blitz tournament

The coveted Limited Edition Lichess Hoodie

Post-tournament chatter

IM John Bartholomew. Photo: Eric Rosen

IMs Anna Rudolf and Eric Rosen enjoying a game of hand and brain

GMs Jon Speelman and David Howell joining the hand and brain train