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Off-Topic Discussion - Post the last song you listened to.#654

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhoBvR1e7tA


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General Chess Discussion - A small change I would like to see to Competitive Chess Commentary & its culture.#4

You may like Pepe Cuenca https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5TwtnrzS9c


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Game analysis - est il possible d'enregistrer une partie de GM de la base d'ouvertures en ligne de lichens?#2

Clique sur "FEN&PGN" en dessous de l'echiquier.


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General Chess Discussion - Take back and draw requests#7

During the Inquisition, asking for take back was viewed as an heretical behavior and a offense against the canon laws of chess. Punishment was given according to Directorium Inquisitorum and includ…


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General Chess Discussion - What is everyone's opinion on takebacks?#7

During the Roman Empire, "damnatio ad bestias" was a form of capital punishment in which the condemned person was killed by wild animals, such as lions, Caspian tigers or black panthers in amphitheate…


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General Chess Discussion - What is the worst poor sport you have ever seen?#5

"The guy is nearly 2000 rated": If you look at his games, asking for take backs seems to be the rule rather than the exception. So we can presume he gained his nearly 2000 "rating" by asking takeba…


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General Chess Discussion - How do I improve at the endgame?#14

A good book is "Endgame Strategy" by Mikhail Shereshevsky. I also like "Winning Chess Endgames. Just the Facts" by Alburt and Krogius. And of course Nunn's Understanding Chess Endgames.


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General Chess Discussion - Takeback opinions make me quit Lichess#4

During the Middle Ages, chess players asking for takebacks were put in the pillory for public humiliation. People would excitedly gather in the marketplace to taunt, tease and laugh at the offender on…


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Off-Topic Discussion - Will scientists find the purpose of existence in future through science ?#16

There is no purpose in the way our universe is functioning. Our universe is part of a multiverse and it is only one among an infinity of other possible universes, each with different laws of physics…


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General Chess Discussion - Clock for Tournaments to Buy#6

In my little part of the cosmos, everybody seems to use DGT north american.


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