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Hourly Crazyhouse 57m 23
Hourly Blitz 57m 118
Hourly SuperBlitz 57m 86
U1600 Blitz 57m 25
Hourly Classical 1h 57m 100
Hourly Bullet 27m 0
Gelashvili 3+0 3check Rated 1h 11
Johner 2+0 Anti Rated 45m 7
Vaganyan 1+2 Rated 40m 1
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  1. More U1600 and U1800 tournamen… Biellafan Possibly (and this is just my theory) because the demand isn't high en…
  2. Raise That Rating - Chess YouT… CM Reeceys Quality analysis @chessanalyst Might steal it for the next chess s…
  3. Mr.1488 Juanma206 Guys, guys. Remember rating is a mere construct of the patriarc…
  4. Permitted analysis modes in co… olejorgenb I would also love if it was possible to save lines played in the analy…
  5. Would it be a good idea to add… Sorin_256 Yeah, i heard that Fishstick did learn atomic so maybe it can learn th…
  6. Strange coincidences droceretik I noticed similar patterns. There is are external variables that is, t…
  7. Would it be a good idea to add… wings3 too* sided
  8. Would it be a good idea to add… wings3 Same set up as Racing Kings but rooks... I think it would actually wo…
  9. Lateral thinking droceretik How about a link to the game? Oh, wait, this may be trick question. We…
  10. Lateral thinking Egroegw Black has just sacrificed his rook with Rxc3. Why?
  11. REQUEST: Numerical Value for s… IM Squarology Nevermind, I got it. Just had to inspect the element.
  12. REQUEST: Numerical Value for s… IM Squarology I think it would be pretty neat to be able to set the size of the boar…
  13. Mr.1488 MajorBlunder I just google 1488. And found out that it is White Supremacy Encrypti…
  14. GM ICCF Simul Salsablanca Want to play an interesting game? 15 boards simul join at -> https:…
  15. Raise That Rating - Chess YouT… chessanalyst @finix14 that was actually a pretty good game considering your rating.…
  16. Raise That Rating - Chess YouT… CM Reeceys @Finix14 I'll take a look at it!
  17. More U1600 and U1800 tournamen… GuerrillaChess There are few tournaments with a rating cap, why is that?
  18. Mr.1488 cupcakesprinkles123 wow thats impressive! :D he still needs the 1488 in correspondence and…
  19. lobby games campamochin why block me 1 hr? cant i choose whoi i want to play?
  20. Mr.1488 achja :D ... @Hilarious was taken already ?
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