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  1. Is there a way to embed a lich… DDT3000 Looks like it just got done! see "Embeddable Games and Studies" under …
  2. Simul against a Master Fr3nchWarri0r Hey guys, I am doing a simul right now 10 min (15 second incremement).…
  3. Oh look! A windmill! mruknowwho I cannot say that I have never had a windmill before but this I believ…
  4. Carlsen vs nakamura Full StayAli in Case you missed it Full Blitz Battle…
  5. Carlsen-Nakamura Blitz match 2… StayAli in case you missed it
  6. Carlsen-Nakamura Blitz match 2… chessanalyst Glad I watched it live hehe. Some horrible blunders from both sides. N…
  7. Simul against a Master patd1 yes,i am truly a master!!!!!
  8. Sound when check Fripp Hi When check my king turns red but I can't hear any sound . My qu…
  9. Simul against a Master Neverness Are you *really* a master?
  10. Simul against a Master Fr3nchWarri0r Hey guys, I am doing a simul right now 10 min (15 second incremement).…
  11. Training puzzle selection need… TheIceManV I bro…
  12. Training puzzle selection need… pillowwarrior The puzzles would be hard IF you didn't know before hand that they wil…
  13. Bug report about fast replay m… thibault Reload the page and try again?
  14. Carlsen-Nakamura. Who will be … LM OhNoMyPants Stream is on - just looks like an ad repeat stream for now. I'm bettin…
  15. Bug report about fast replay m… BobC I was using Firefox. When I set replay mode to fast and replayed a gam…
  16. Carlsen-Nakamura. Who will be … todo_pro Thanks a lot for the remind! It's gonna be a great match.
  17. Edit imported game thibault Import it in a study
  18. Bug report thibault Thanks for the bug report. I fixed it.
  19. Broken Move-List after Compute… MrLegilimens Examples: 7. Qf2, 7... g6 and 14. Qh4 doesn't turn red.
  20. Broken Move-List after Compute… linail Heyo, Recently I noticed that after finishing the computer analysis…
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