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Community Blog Discussions - Lichess Meetup: Montreal#29

Next time, please announce it at least 2 months in advance. I'm sure a lot more people living farther away would love to book a quick ticket to drop by and say hello. I, for one would've certainly mad…


PuzzledGamer
General Chess Discussion - Why is the keyboard input extension banned now?#1

It makes no logical sense to ban input methods. If we're going to complain about players having faster input than others, are we going to impose IP address handicaps for players with faster internet? …


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General Chess Discussion - Lichess End of Year Update 2021#56

The future of Lichess is brilliant! Long live the horsey!


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General Chess Discussion - Can we have preferences for the latest Puzzle Racer updates?#1

You may be able to tell from my profile that I am a big fan of Puzzle Racer. However, I'm having a hard time adjusting to the latest updates, including the new moving animation (previously, it just im…


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General Chess Discussion - Fat Fritz is not the Only Ripoff and now ChessBase is Getting Sued#67

This is just straight-up pirating. StockFish 14, we're counting on you. I believe the original source code still outplays FF2


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General Chess Discussion - Anyone else think the puzzles in Puzzle Racer have gotten harder?#1

I used to be able to get into the high 50s and sometimes the 60s, but now I'm stuck in the low 50s. Am I getting worse, or did the puzzles get harder?


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General Chess Discussion - unrated game cheating#8

Yes, that is allowed. You can experiment with engines by matching them against each other. Generally, everything is allowed when it doesn't involve another player (maybe except rated puzzles).


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General Chess Discussion - Stockfish 14 has arrived!#85

Sad to know that we'll never know for sure what the best move is unless it's a forced mate. Outside of that, we can only rely on the evaluation (which can sometimes be faulty). Will Stockfish 14 be ab…


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General Chess Discussion - Is Stockfish Level 8 Really 3000?#1

If a NM (I'm referring to ZugAddict) was able to beat Stockfish 8 at a bullet game, does that mean it's not really as good as it says it is? Are chess engines weaker at fast time controls compared to …


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General Chess Discussion - Can a pawn on the 7th rank prevent castling?#9

Basically, the king isn't allowed to move through check. A pawn gives check diagonally, so it counts. It is important to note that this does not apply to the rook; the b1 and b8 squares can be under a…


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