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Lichess Feedback - Change to donations system#23

How much is the lifelong lichess patronship? That should be an option too.


HappyCruncher
General Chess Discussion - Blunder of the 21st century ?? #7

Here's another famous example, I happen to know the White player, (he is usually not that bad ...) and he was quite happy with 17.Qxb4 until he saw the response: https://en.lichess.org/QMin01UG#32 :)


HappyCruncher
General Chess Discussion - Blunder of the 21st century ?? #4

I tought the blunder of the 21st century occured in the famous game noob2chess-amurat, 01-July-2016 on move 44 (https://en.lichess.org/3cMpnP9y/black#88). Instead of 44...Rg5+ winning the Queen and th…


HappyCruncher
Game analysis - Convert my performance into FIDE rating#5

*edit: does -> does not :)


HappyCruncher
Game analysis - Convert my performance into FIDE rating#4

#3: Jack, maybe you simply haven't unleashed your full potential yet OTB? Also your lichesss rating does quite match with 1550 Fide Elo.


HappyCruncher
Game analysis - Convert my performance into FIDE rating#2

The answer is ... 42. Only way to find out is to play a tournament. Or check out this page: http://elometer.net/


HappyCruncher
Game analysis - How to get stronger in chess #3

Seems that you are quite a competent player. I don't think there's a "quick fix" to improve your game. In that particular game you quoted, I didn't like 14...Bf6 after which Black lost dynamic potenti…


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General Chess Discussion - What would you play against 2.Nc3 in the Alekhine (1.e4 Nf6)#18

#6,10a,14,17: The problem with 2 … d5 is that after 3 e5 and 3 … Nfd7 you won't like to see 4 e6! and White has all the fun. And after 3 … d4 4 exf6 dxc3 5 fxg7 cxd2+ 6 Bxd2! Bxg7 7 Qf3! is strong. …


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Game analysis - Way to win?#3

I agree with #2, in the Stonewall you don't want to have your pawn on g6. This weakens the dark squares and makes typical ideas such as Rf8-f6-h6 or Bc8-d7-e8-h5 difficult to implement. In your f5…


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Game analysis - Am I doing okay?#9

#2: Regarding chess books on tactics, I like the small book "Improve Your Chess Tactics" by Yakov Neishtadt (it's a book with chess puzzles and solutions). I can also recommend the books by Artur …


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