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General Chess Discussion - How do you prevent cognitive chess-meltdowns (in which you easily drop 100+ rating points)?#3

Sure, I've had it happen lots of times. One thing to do is just stop playing and go do something else. Probably even better is to be disciplined from the start: Say "I'm going to play 5 (10, whate…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Proposal#7

"When the game has not started yet Site for each side 30 seconds It takes time until the Players move I suggest That time Two minutes" Please no. 30 seconds each is plenty. If you aren't ready t…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Chess fundamentlas. How to checkmate with a queen.#11

This feels overly complicated for a very simple procedure. You can see at 4:36 on the video that you accidentally show a superior method to what is being described... the suggested "wrong" series of m…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Why am I NOT accused of cheating?#9

"I occasionally get awarded points for having lost to a cheater, but the message never links to the game and I never find it." This is done on purpose. The only situation where you know for certain…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Lost to a cheater but didn't get my points back#3

#2 is basically right. I think if you've played more than 30 games at that time control since losing to the cheater, then your rating is probably accurate and there's no point in assigning a refund. I…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Why am I NOT accused of cheating?#7

Couple things: -Lichess does have automatic detection for certain specific kinds of cheating that are easy to spot. Stuff that doesn't require an engine to review the game. If you've ever had a gam…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - Is it possible for someone to achieve a 3500 elo classical on lichess?#2

Basically no. If your strongest opponent is 500+ points below you, the amount of rating you'll get per game will be <<1. It would take dozens of games to gain each rating point, and you'd lose 20+ poi…


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General Chess Discussion - How can my tactical level be 2000+ while my FIDE rating is just 1108?#16

6 Classical games are not enough to evaluate your rating. Your rating is provisional... it could be several hundred points higher or several hundred lower. For myself, I briefly had a Classical rating…


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General Chess Discussion - Scandinavian Opening (Good Or Bad?)#6

Scandi is a good line for players who don't want to learn a lot of theory... you can usually reach a decent position very easily and without too much risk, It's traditionally considered somewhat dubio…


LaserGuy
General Chess Discussion - WHERES MAGNUS???#2

I saw him playing a day or two ago. He doesn't play much here anymore. His company owns Chess24, so I think he tends to play more there now.


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