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  1. Correspondence game and bloqued player Solal35 But he can join my correspondence game sorry
  2. Correspondence game and bloqued player Solal35 Hello all ! I have bloqued a player but i can always join my corres […]
  3. Do you get the same score at p […] YetAnotherPlayer My rating ranges between 1400-1500 points in Classical games, 1900+ in […]
  4. Berserk rule option Toadofsky #6 This idea sounds most entertaining (to me, anyway)! I agree that o […]
  5. Berserk rule option MrEscobar True, maybe its possible to make a seperate rating or calculate it in […]
  6. Games vs Engines Sollerman try to explain the concept of "minority attack" to the lgbt community.
  7. What is happening with Vachier-Lagrave? cptmajormajor He has probably had a burnout. He is one of the more active players ar […]
  8. Berserk rule option CM Kingscrusher-YouTube In response to #13 - yes I think the halving of time is too harsh. How […]
  9. What is happening with Vachier-Lagrave? CM Kingscrusher-YouTube Yes a bad patch for him. I video annotated his game against Nakamura e […]
  10. Berserk rule option CM Kingscrusher-YouTube Sibro #14 - It was an abstract comment at my annoyance of someone in p […]
  11. Berserk rule option Sibro I understand your explanation of OPTIONAL handicap rules for tournamen […]
  12. Bug: Can't withdraw from tourn […] ChecksMix This happened to me as well tonight (multiple times) and others were c […]
  13. Bug: Can't withdraw from tourn […] annoying I joined Hourly Superblitz and navigated to a differnent page. The pop […]
  14. New chess pieces! soapytime That fairy chess list on wiki is nifty. Want to try a game where the […]
  15. New chess pieces! andonuts I remember there was some chess variant in ZoG that had an "emperor" i […]
  16. New chess pieces! rise_UIED My idea is *cough, cough* slightly based on its Shogi counterpart. :) […]
  17. What happened to my sound? arashbi Somehow there is no sound for me, what is going on?
  18. What is going on with the green circles EugeneJudo disregard this thread, I don't know how I missed that they aren't real […]
  19. Hedgehog game FM ZibbitVideos Have a look. I think this game demonstates some typical ideas like ... […]
  20. What is going on with the green circles EugeneJudo For some reason when I right click to un-toggle a green circle it some […]
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