Lichess Antichess

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Upcoming events

DayDateTime, UTCEvent
SundayMay 2816:00Swiss Fight
FridayJune 219:00Monthly Arena
SaturdayJune 316:00Team Battle
SundayJune 1116:30Bullet WC Qualification
ThursdayJune 2216:00Shield Arena

Reigning champs: @ChangeOpening (ACWC), @Sharking_State (Shield), @sudenurk2 (Swiss), Antichess academy (Team Battle)

Learning Material

Studies: BasicsTacticsEndgamesOpenings
Intro videos: How to play antichess: Part 1, Part 2Rules & brief history
Book: The Ultimate Guide to Antichess
Puzzles: VariousThemedEndgameMidgame
Ranked puzzles: P1P2P3P4P5P6

Papers (PDF): 1.e3 wins for White3-man pawnless endingsSurvey: Endgames
Interactive puzzles: Chess Variants Training
Openings theory: Solution/ProofNilatac's opening bookSolutions for some openings
Video content: FirebatprimeYourselfAntichessAntichess LoreTUGR
Streamers: TheUnknownGuyRebornYourself101010PoloAntichesscFlourIAF
Bots: @anti-bot@CatNail@NilatacBot@VariantsBot@anti-anti
Other: AcademyACWC resultsACWC teamOpenings: statusChess variants

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Bullet Antichess Arena½+2 • Antichess • Rated • 1hInner team
Swiss Fight1.5+0 • Antichess • Rated13 rounds swiss
Weekly Antichess Team Battle1.5+0 • Antichess • Rated • 1h 30m84 teams battle
Weekly Antichess Team Battle1.5+0 • Antichess • Rated • 1h 30m84 teams battle
Bullet Antichess Arena0+2 • Antichess • Rated • 1hInner team


rating inflation & the leaderboardRisky-Chess •

Rating fluctuations are tricky for sure, some old players are retiring, new players joining in and it happens dynamically everyday, meaning average ratings go up and down. However, don't get discourag

rating inflation & the leaderboardLoLLLLLLLLLLL •

lol i wasnt around or at least not active then.

rating inflation & the leaderboardPassionate_Player •

Remember the 2600s? Yeah. Nothing more to say.

rating inflation & the leaderboardLoLLLLLLLLLLL •

recently, i've noticed that antichess ratings are generally higher than when i first got to be what i would say is an elite player (not sure how long but i think about 1.5 years ago). like seeing 30 p

Antiatomic engine on liantichess.comEmelyanChessChempion •


Antiatomic engine on liantichess.comMate_on_f7 • In this game, the engine plays the extremely questionable 3. a3??, allowing Black to lose two pieces after ... Bxa3 4. Rxa7. It follows up this seque

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