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General Chess Discussion - When you give mate but still don't know it's already mate.#36

We should, should we, @Vertonghen? Would never happen to you? These moves are usually good moves - even if there still were a last escape for the king. Ans in some cases you make moves that seem go…


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General Chess Discussion - what do you do in htis case?#6

If you know 10 lines of theory, you should also know for each of them what their purpose is. As @SomewhatUnsound said: They are theory for a reason. If your opponent does something that grants you som…


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General Chess Discussion - When you give mate but still don't know it's already mate.#34

I like @Panagrellus' example very much. As long as the opponent still has a queen, you always have to be careful to avoid mates or perpetuals.


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General Chess Discussion - Definition of Endgame#18

But still. If you make a computer analysis, there is a graph with the evaluation of each move. And Lichess (Stockfish? whoever ...) draws two vertical lines for the transition between opening and midd…


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General Chess Discussion - Finally made it to 2000!#10

Congratulations! Now get to 2000 in Rapid and Classical, too. While I think that Blitz games are an excellent indicator for chess skills, I believe that you learn much more in slower games.


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Lichess Feedback - Would be SO helpful to include a block button easier to get to#6

Maybe you even waste more time by writing long complaints against Lichess than clicking twice for blocking someone?


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Lichess Feedback - Difficulty Setting For Tactics#6

@wideEyedPupil - What??? How can one not see it? I do not understand how to avoid this option ... It is almost as though someone posted here they didn't know they can play chess on Lichess ... When …


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Lichess Feedback - Training puzzles involving drawing or playing the best moves in a lost position#2

True, @acgusta2. Sometimes you need a good tactic to get compensation in an otherwise lost position. But the patterns you have to see (loose peaces, pins etc.) are the same in the puzzles, so it migh…


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Lichess Feedback - after repeated turns no draw were given#2

Obviuosly you haven't claimed draw. You have the option to claim draw automatically after the third repitition. I assume you deactivated that in your preferences.


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General Chess Discussion - The new trend on Lichess: "NO REMATCH"#70

@etaLaskera For me, there is a large different between leaving a game without resigning and not rematching. When I leave a game and let just the time run out, it really means disrespect. I just wan…


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