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General Chess Discussion - Anton Kovalyov on Round 3 #14

@mdinnerspace I think it may be OK to refuse to change his clothes because he was probably unable to go to his hotel and back to the playing hall without being late to the beginning of the round (bein…


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General Chess Discussion - Anton Kovalyov on Round 3 #10

#9 I mean that having been forfeited in game 1 today, he needs at least a win tomorrow to go through if he decides to keep participating.


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General Chess Discussion - Anton Kovalyov on Round 3 #8

#6 Well, I agree that a lot of stuff in modern chess is staged. In particular, all the 'top chess events' featuring magnuses, caruanas, nakamuras, and other kasparovs all seem to be fixed, -- we canno…


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General Chess Discussion - Anton Kovalyov on Round 3 #5

Anyway, this was a huge performance by Kovalev (he knocked out Anand in Round 2)! I hope he is not going to worry much about the behavior of mentally ill people be it Zurab or whoever else.


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General Chess Discussion - Question about open sicilians#3

EXOprimal, there is no 3. Nd4 after 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cd4 :)


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Lichess Feedback - very suspicious connection issue#2

I agree. I also experienced it many times that my premoves do not get registered, and then I may lose whole seconds even I premove. And, as said by #1, it seems to happen more often in the endings of …


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General Chess Discussion - Is this considering cheating?#19

#17 Thanks. This is a good point, but I do not think that your suggestion works. What's an exact definition of 'position for a current game'? Does it stand for any position that can possibly be obtain…


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General Chess Discussion - Is this considering cheating?#17

#12 #16 Thanks for your responses. I agree that any human 'endowed by common sense' understands what is cheating in OTB chess or fast online chess. As to correspondence games, the situation is less cl…


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General Chess Discussion - Is this considering cheating?#9

This is just a general remark, I am sorry for possible offtopic. I think the Lichess definition of 'cheating' badly needs a revision. Because the defintion taken from http://en.lichess.org/qa/258/all-…


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Game analysis - Please explain this supposedly winning line.#3

i meant 27. gh Kh8 28. Bh4, sorry


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