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Off-Topic Discussion - Post the last song you listened to. #37

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PsnxDQvQpw

by kifaru
Off-Topic Discussion - I drink, I smoke, I sin, I cheat, I lie #8

But misunderstanding during communication is the more or less the norm, I think. People have their own realities.

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - Transformation of a FEN by vertical symmetry #2

Not a web solution but if you have Chessbase 12:
File
New
Position setup
Paste your original FEN
King <-> Queen
OK
I don't know for new versions of Chessbase.

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - How do I improve my middle game? #13

Problem number 1 : hanging pieces
I wouldn't dare giving advice here because I still do it.
Problem number 2 : missing simple tactics
I would suggest buying a software named CT-ART 6.0 and drill

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - Takebacks #4

If I find you half-dead on the road, I will bind up your wounds, set you on my own horse, bring you to an inn, and take care of you.
But if you leave your rook en prise because of a mouse slip, I wi

by kifaru
Off-Topic Discussion - I drink, I smoke, I sin, I cheat, I lie #2

I quit drinking, smoking, sinning and cheating, but I still lie though.

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - Be a sport and accept a takeback or two ---to before the blunder. #57

Did Muhammad Ali ask Joe Frazier for a take-back in Madison Square Garden in 1971?
Did Bobby Fischer ask Spassky for a take-back after playing 29. ... , Bxh2 ?

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - Be a sport and accept a takeback or two ---to before the blunder. #52

4.Kf1 player should demonstrate good sportsmanship and strong character, accept the consequences of his actions and go on playing without annoying his opponent.

by kifaru
Off-Topic Discussion - The President, whether He likes it or not, is the trend-setter in this country, OR NOT? #2

Glory to the President of Lichessistan!

by kifaru
General Chess Discussion - Be a sport and accept a takeback or two ---to before the blunder. #37

I'm perplexed.
I just read Lasker's Manuel of Chess and I found no mention of this "takeback" rule.

by kifaru