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General Chess Discussion - What are the typical plans to defeat players rated from 1800 - 2500 in lichess ?#11

Make less mistakes than them lol. You can cheese wins with traps in fast games but there really is no easy path to victory in classical. Thakfully by the precepts of Steintz those tiny positional mist…


guillage
Game analysis - KID Saemisch: best idea/move?#7

Is there supposed to be some genius idea here or are you just testing us? Agree with Kh7 and Ne5 as the obviously good ideas here. Need to get pieces active. Definitely stop the threat on h6 someho…


guillage
Lichess Feedback - Lighter Stockfish Engine#2

You actually can! When you are in analyzis mode there are several buttons at the very bottom, the gear gives settings for stockfish where you can change (among other things) how much of your phone's m…


guillage
General Chess Discussion - Black plays 11 consecutive moves, without reply from White, after which White mates in one! HOW?#11

Found it! Take the black square bishop and circle clockwise around the white king to f4 which is now no longer in check. e3 is checkmate in one.


guillage
General Chess Discussion - What are ALL the types of chess?#6

https://www.chessvariants.com/ There are several thousands of chess variants. edit: hundreds -> thousands


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General Chess Discussion - Nepomniatchi's Scotch#15

I agree with the idea of kings gambit. Some crazy gambit sounds like a very realistic way for nepo to win. AFAIK magnus is not really used to facing sharp gambits, he is known for playing solid positi…


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General Chess Discussion - Chess players Role in the World#9

@ChunHoLum said in #1: > What is the role of Chess players in the future world? As others have said chess is something like education. By playing and studying your brain develops better abstract t…


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General Chess Discussion - Will a GM flag his opponent in a WCC game?#5

@Shadow1414 said in #4: > Chess is the only game I know of where using a mechanic of the game to your advantage is considered “Dishonourable”. Chess is also one of the few games where resigning befo…


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General Chess Discussion - Carlsen advocated an interesting idea#7

It sounds like Carlsen is very arrogant. He might be the master now but who knows what kinds of players there will be in the future. No doubt he will eventually be beaten eventually and it seems to me…


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Game analysis - What happened to black?#6

Moves 23 (lost a pawn for no good reason) and 27 (lost rook to 100% preventable fork) these are your blunders. Without them the game is even. I don't see what is complicated here?


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