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Lichess Feedback - Who is the best Lichess player? #14

This is already implemented : there are trophies for achievements, and you can count who has the most trophies (or the largest row of them). As #3 suggests, this is likely to be penguin (https://li…

by lecw
General Chess Discussion - ChessCash Donated Prize Money Blitz Tournament series #21

Yeah, #15 is right. @michuk give us a link, come on. What even is your website.

by lecw
General Chess Discussion - Lichess Montréal Meetup 2018 Report #11

Had a blast :) #2 lots of bughouse was played... we tried :') @thibault I can't PM you here, where should I reach you ?

by lecw
Game analysis - Unusual moves vs. "pattern recognition" #3

Ne5 works just as well as the oddity though.

by lecw
General Chess Discussion - Horde Deathmatch: svenos vs. StubenFisch #24

#16 to 23, do you really need to be having this discussion again here ? Re the actual match, over 42 total games: svenos 19.5 - 22.5 Stubenfisch white 17.5 - 24.5 black 12x 5 0 and longer sv…

by lecw
General Chess Discussion - Horde Deathmatch: svenos vs. StubenFisch #6

Hey I should take that shield next time :) Looking forward to see that match ! Indeed #3, and I'll be interested in overall white score also, as I really believe it's black's game currently.

by lecw
General Chess Discussion - What is the Best Opening Pawn Move in Horde? #2

Horde reality is that the very first move(s) doesn't matter much. I usually go with 1. d5 followed by 2. d4, with the aim of playing c6 next, enclosing the b8 knight. It's a very standard opening, wit…

by lecw
Game analysis - Why is maintaining the pin bad? #7

I could very well have missed it if I hadn't paid attention, especially given that I never play d4. That being said, b7 has been undefended for a while now, and Qb3 is a fairly common move after c…

by lecw
Game analysis - Why is maintaining the pin bad? #4

It really is mostly that, yes. Certainly, it's also related (slightly) to the fact that that pin isn't doing much otherwise. You're not threatening to win the knight, the knight can actually move s…

by lecw
Game analysis - Why is maintaining the pin bad? #2

Because taking the knight leads to an advantage, while maintaining the pin doesn't. Accurate play would press the advantage. The advantage is Bxf6 Bxf6 cxd5 exd5 Qb3. Now white wins one of the d5 o…

by lecw