Lichess Crazyhouse

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Welcome to the official Crazyhouse team!

We are the home of Crazyhouse fans across Lichess. We're excited to welcome you to the greatest chess variant supported on this site!

Crazyhouse Arenas

The famous Elite Crazyhouse Arenas created by @TheFinnisher (>= 1900 rating):
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The new Rising Stars Crazyhouse Arenas (<= 2100 rating):
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The beloved ZH Nations League (Team Battle):
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Learning Materials

Beginner: Rulesokei's GuideZaraza's Guide • JannLee videos, e.g. Instructive zh

Intermediate: Basic OpeningsInstructive zh positionsCWC PuzzlesCheckmate PuzzlesPuzzle Site

Advanced: 1.d4 intro guideComplex Puzzles

Other Ressources

Live power ranking: 1. @catask 2. The rest

Youtube: JannLeeokeiKleerkastMugwortOldHas-BeenMaple-KevcroskyZarazaadet2510

Twitch: JannLeeokeiKleerkastMugwortOldHas-Beencalcu_laterZarazaJoannaTriespepellougoogatalldovetjarkvosGRXBullet

Blogs: okei's blogspotCrazyMaharajah's Dreamwidth

More links: ZH960The House Discord


Crazyhouse World Championship: Lichess TeamOfficial BracketComprehensive BracketCalendar

CWC Champions:
@catask (2021)
@Jasugi99 (2020)
@opperwezen (2019 1+0 CWC)
@opperwezen (2018)
@JannLee (2017)
@chickencrossroad & @JannLee (2016)

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I broke 2200Marlonc •

Well done mate!

I broke 2200Josonic •

The heck? That's like almost master level if it were chess. I'm so hyped

Où puis hje jouer à Crazy house ?Reidecor •

Ou ? <where to begin play crazy house ?

IdeasIM wateenellende •

i support from postion games in variant but as thibault once said from position is allready like a a variant i believe he said it but maybe i say it not exactly right but i think from position games i

IdeasZaraza •

If you find sponsors, you could give wings to different places, for example, for 1-3-5-25-50-100 and so on. This will attract a lot of new players

IdeasLegionDestroyer •

Yes the hourly tournaments are deserted, but for now I don't think it hurts to have them anyway. 1) I love the idea of marathons, I could ask lichess if we could get a BBB (front-page link to the a

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