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General Chess Discussion - Lichess Rating Floor#27

@petri999 Rating inflation will happen if, on average, people retire from the group with a lower rating that they had when joining the group. Their net effect will be that more points have been brough…


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General Chess Discussion - Lichess Rating Floor#15

#9: "I think the problem is if you don't have a rating floor people may compete to have the lowest rating possible by trying to lose, since you can't force someone to checkmate you you would have game…


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General Chess Discussion - Anyone can give me advices on how to code a chess board using Pyhton? It's my final year project!#5

How you code a chess board would very much depend on what you want to do with it.


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Lichess Feedback - Everything you want to know about Lichess v2#160

I always thought the old interface showed a lot of white space on a large screen. So when I read about Lichess v2 I thought "good". But now that it's here, I'm underwhelmed. It's not showing more info…


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Lichess Feedback - Chess Variant 'Bronstein Chess', 'Pre-Chess'#7

Such a variant would not eliminate opening theory. Chess960 eliminates opening theory because there are 960 different starting positions. Your described variant has exactly one starting position. It m…


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General Chess Discussion - How Do You Play Faster In 3/0?#12

`"It's a bit disheartening because it makes the game seem like whoever moves fastest wins and little else matters" 3/0 is a long enough time control that it isn't about who moves fastest. However, …


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General Chess Discussion - Ban casual#28

If you don't like unrated games, don't play unrated games. I don't understand the arguments about inflated rating. An unrated game has as much influence on rating as not playing a game. Do you pla…


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General Chess Discussion - 2 queries about Lichess chess rules#8

"the aim of online chess is to replicate the rules and skills of real chess." Here I am, thinking the skills of a real chess game are about finding the best moves. But it turns out, the skills of a…


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General Chess Discussion - "Chess100" idea#4

The knight + bishop is commonly known as "Archbishop". The knight + rook is commonly known as "Chancellor". Both are using in Capablanca Chess (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capablanca_Chess), which i…


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General Chess Discussion - Lichess rating compared to standard rating#9

Different rating systems (ELO vs Glicko-2), different sets of players, different time controls. Why do people expect FIDE ratings and Lichess ratings to be comparable?


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