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General Chess Discussion - No berserk possible in all tournaments#5

Ah! ok, thanks.


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General Chess Discussion - No berserk possible in all tournaments#3

It's not a bug. Some tournaments can be set up with a no-berzerk policy, especially for the <2000,1700 etc. and any user created tournaments. It looks like this was the case.


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Lichess Feedback - Can't join the tournament#3

Looks like tournament was for <1500. If you go above a tournament limit, you have to be below that limit for 7 days before you can join those.


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General Chess Discussion - can someone explain this please#16

#15: As a suggestion, might I suggest playing the <1700 rapid arenas? That would probably take care of all of your concerns.


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General Chess Discussion - Learn Caro-Kann Defense#3

Thanks for sharing!


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General Chess Discussion - Tournament Chess! Lichess, I request your assistance#14

Generally, when the announcement says that (not-FIDE rated), then it implies that there may be one or more of the top sections that are both FIDE and USCF rated, with the lower or other side events be…


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General Chess Discussion - Tournament Chess! Lichess, I request your assistance#12

@Karpfenkopf That is true in FIDE rules....as well as in clock adjustments and how to stop/start clocks... since @mheadley is flagged as a US player and thus, assuming USCF rules, if the arbiter/direc…


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General Chess Discussion - Tournament Chess! Lichess, I request your assistance#9

Oh, and, as a tournament director myself, if anything unusual happens, or you need to make a claim, stop the clocks and see a tournament director.


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General Chess Discussion - Tournament Chess! Lichess, I request your assistance#8

Well said @Toscani ! I would add a couple other things...take all your opponents seriously, no matter what rating they are. People don't mouseslip and drop pieces like they do online (at the same …


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General Chess Discussion - Stockfish 11 for Windows available now#2

No doubt it will be at least marginally better, but for patzers like us (or at least like me :D ), we're probably not going to notice anything different.


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