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Lichess Feedback - Lichess Study question (game fragments)#2

You can input PGNs from non-starting positions. See the PGN specifications: http://www.saremba.de/chessgml/standards/pgn/pgn-complete.htm#c9.7 So if you have a whole game and want to input just a f…


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Lichess Feedback - Other variants#7

wild5 is available on https://www.pychess.org/ (create a new normal chess game, and under Alternate Start choose "UpsideDown").


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General Chess Discussion - Teach Me#3

Come to the House discord, where the strongest variant players on the site hang out (not an exaggeration). We can also point you to the reading materials for each of those variants if you want to impr…


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General Chess Discussion - Should I give up crazy house?#3

No, it won't affect you. In fact, don't think of crazyhouse as merely a chess variant, think of it as a different game altogether. You have to calculate and evaluate positions differently from norm…


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Atomic Chess Theoreticians - Trying to understand this position better - opening theory#2

From a human perspective, Ne6 is the move I would consider, just trading off the bishop then Nc3 to keep developing with tempo. 5. Bb5+ c6 6. Nc3 seems tactically safe for the moment, but my concer…


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Game analysis - Post your own problem compositions!#11

I have a number of atomic chess endgame studies (see my lichess studies... studies of studies?), some orthodox proof games and retros, and some slightly odder ones. Here's one of my better attempts. …


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Lichess Feedback - Group admins#2

You can, if you're a team leader. Go to your team page, then "settings" on the left side (just under the team tournament and message options), then select "Team leaders" and type the names of whoev…


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Lichess Feedback - Can a moderator please remove my team?#4

@Donaldsen Don't ping thibault for something as trivial as this. You should contact a moderator to get a team deleted instead.


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General Chess Discussion - I will donate $1,000 USD if LIChess implements the Bronstein Chess Varient#36

@boorchess You can ask around on the pychess discord server to find interested players for a game (link is on the pychess homepage). There is already a place to play Placement chess. At this point …


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General Chess Discussion - Do you need a challenge ? Try to solve these unusual chess compositions / puzzles !#53

1.Ke6N means exactly what you thought, retract the king to e6 uncapturing a knight. In retros there can be very long sequences of retractions (have you seen problems like "Unlock the position" or "Las…


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