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General Chess Discussion - Please don't add time to my clock when I'm low on time#10

@TheKingClash said in #3: > You can go to lichess.org/account/preferences/chess-clock, and set 'Give more time' to 'Never'. You seem to have missed this part of my post: > Exceptions can be made to bo…


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General Chess Discussion - Please don't add time to my clock when I'm low on time#1

I play blitz in part to learn how to play under time pressure. I can't do that if you relieve the pressure whenever my clock runs low. Also, I play rated games. Rated games are supposed to be at least…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#38

> The rules are not secret. As far as I am aware, the terms of service were changed when the policy changed. It just did not happen with a big announcement of that specific change. And you were asking…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#33

I would imagine something becoming a bannable offense always warrants an announcement, even if nobody has actually gotten banned for it. I don't think the rules should be secret, especially when we're…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#31

> This used to be the case, but it is not anymore. We were tired of tracking down whether consent was given, when it was given in close to zero percent of cases anyway. Really? Was this change in poli…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#29

We already have a solution for players who want to play "Centaur Chess": bot accounts. Those accounts are unfortunately not allowed to post games in the lobby, but they can send challenges. Additional…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#22

I'm glad something is finally being done about it :)


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#13

Why do the rules specifically say "opening book"? Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual is not an opening book, but it seems bizarre to me to disallow it while allowing books like "Winning with the Najdorf". IMO…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#6

See? This is exactly the problem I'm talking about. So far there are four people in this thread and at least three different interpretations of the rules. 1. My interpretation was: Any and all books/v…


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Lichess Feedback - Can we please clarify the rules regarding the use of books in correspondence chess?#2

And... crickets. Look, don't you think it's important that everyone playing a game be in agreement over the game's rules? It's certainly not very fair if some players think they are allowed to use an …


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