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General Chess Discussion - Congratulations Lance#33

Gongratz to Lance5500 - being the unquestioned best at marathons; playing more rated regular chess games in a day than I do in my whole time on lichess, each of them better than my best. And not ju…


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Game analysis - How likely is a game with 0 inaccuracies to be played by a U2000 human?#17

Depends on strength of opposition. 11 mistakes isn't exactly a strong opposition...I have a 2 ACPL game myself :p I generally also consider move times; Irwin consider PV, blur and style as well. As fa…


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General Chess Discussion - BULLET CORRESPONDENCE CHESS#4

Bullet is hardly impossible to cheat; iirc thinkabit (former li #1 bullet) was one, for example.


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General Chess Discussion - When a player is clearly losing yet offers a draw...#11

Heh, yeah, I have accepted such draw offers a few times (mainly casual). https://lichess.org/DSH0zcrj/white#14 Bonus: draw with exact same rating.


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General Chess Discussion - 1500 PLAYERS STOPPING ME FROM REACHING 1500!!!#9

https://lichess.org/account/preferences/game-display second from bottom. Doesn't show opponent rating, chat, etc. in distractions.


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General Chess Discussion - 1500 PLAYERS STOPPING ME FROM REACHING 1500!!!#5

You've already beaten over 1500s in classical five times at least. That's not so bad odds, out of 49 games. Maybe you have a case of nerves - perhaps try the zen mode?


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General Chess Discussion - What to do about study re-posts?#18

Ah well. That was more of 'general reasons to clone a study' anyway to me; tbh this feels to me akin to drama over forum quote feature so I'm not the most receptive audience. Checking your last lin…


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Game analysis - Why is e5?? A blunder #3

Because it allows white king at black's 3 queenside pawns - the kingside pawn advantage will force the withdrawal of black king, one way or another. To add insult to the injury, black can no longer fo…


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General Chess Discussion - What to do about study re-posts?#16

Another reason to clone a study (other than sync/backup/bookmark): Computer analysis. You can't use computer analysis on studies you don't control, sometimes even not the local analysis. Hence one …


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General Chess Discussion - Studying openings#30

To add to what others have said, you can use the local analysis to look at lines you think natural or likely, as well as counters to 'questionable' moves (which won't be included in mainline you'd loo…


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