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  1. Thanks lichess for the new mul… ConwyCastle Thanks also. It would be nice if the system remembered your preferred …
  2. how to avoid seek accepts from… TheIceManV Yeah, only rated. Casual allows cheaters to play.
  3. A wierd blitz chess game seanysean A really crazy blitz game I played, you can see my thoughts during the…
  4. how to avoid seek accepts from… deviance i put a seek out for 3 0 casual chess960, got accepted by someone who …
  5. A bit trolling for fun GoMentalGoBloody I've mixed feelings about these :p, for reference…
  6. A bit trolling for fun shymax Oh, my goodness. I needed a laugh. Thanks for that.
  7. Double Horde Chess Phyisis The game you're looking for is checkers. Without kings i don't see …
  8. Chessnetwork trap elephant gam… ajeramesimo this is a chess opening trap It starts with the White move e4.. 1.…
  9. WSO in Reno NV doberm4n I would but Vancouver open is sooo much closer! Good luck, buddy.
  10. People who continue to play af… horny-king its nice to sacrifice a queen early....but only in 30 sec game......…
  11. People who continue to play af… DVRazor I get a little bit annoyed when that happens, but you have to learn to…
  12. People who continue to play af… handsomechuck Forcing yourself to focus, find the best move on each turn, and maximi…
  13. Double Horde Chess acgusta2 One idea I have for a variant is one similar to horde chess but, in wh…
  14. People who continue to play af… Kranix @droceretik, I disagree. I would never resign a position with any real…
  15. Are you betting on Magnus or K… droceretik Magnus will inflict chess death by gradual asphyxiation.
  16. WSO in Reno NV chessanalyst Anyone else playing this weekend in the WSO. Would like a teammate for…
  17. People who continue to play af… droceretik If they did this in 100 games and lost 100 times then they are very fo…
  18. People who continue to play af… seanysean @inversed, it's good practice, at least.
  19. People who continue to play af… chessanalyst When I am a queen up against someone lower rated than me or even highe…
  20. Learning from miniatures inversed Let us not forget about the classic Blackburne-Schilling gambit: http…
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