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General Chess Discussion - Examining a game with a friend. #4

Yeah, use a study. They are incredible.

by DrHack
Game analysis - Improve your rook endings! #6

52. ...Qc6+! 53. Kb8 Kd6 and white can't queen because he will be checkmated in 1. His longest defense involves under promoting to a knight, which is still mated a few moves later. Game over about 1…

by DrHack
Lichess Feedback - Point refunds while provisional status #8

It doesnt matter, as it will fix itself in 5-10 more games.

by DrHack
Lichess Feedback - Point refunds while provisional status #3

wow.. so because I was so unlucky to have my first two standard games vs cheaters after the split... congratulations, heres -170pts and no refund. Fantastic. Now I know I guess. It doesn't make m…

by DrHack
Lichess Feedback - Point refunds while provisional status #1

I noticed that I didn't receive a point refund for the game vs this player hadi1988, who was flagged for computer assistance. Is this because I was provisional or something? Just curious. Game was …

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Chess Coaches #6

Kestony forgot to mention that he is also a very good online coach. He's just too humble to mention it. @Kestony

by DrHack
Lichess Feedback - How about a nice convenient summary of the different time controls? #2

It's sorta brand new.. but they did do a pretty good job explaining it here: https://lichess.org/blog/Wh9KWiQAAI5JrKVn/introducing-rapid-ratings

by DrHack
Lichess Feedback - Who gets the extra time? #1

After extensive research (exactly 1 game and 2ish minutes of my time), I've noticed that chess clocks sometimes run slower than real clocks. For example: I was watching this bullet game: https://l…

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Making a chess discord, looking for players #3

Going live here: https://discord.gg/jPaNw9b bring .pgns to analyze.

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Making a chess discord, looking for players #2

I'm going to analyze a few games on this discord channel. Will be live for a few hours probably. Come say,"hi" https://discord.gg/jPaNw9b

by DrHack