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Questions tagged [lichess]

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Why does lichess ban players? [closed]

Few days ago I was watching a game review on lichess and found out one of the player's account was banned. Any idea why lichess does that?
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Need I be concerned about being classed as a “cheater” if I sometimes play good classical games on LiChess?

I'm trying to improve my tournament play, so I play classical chess on LiChess (me on LiChess). In some (not all) of my games, I do well and have very few or no "inaccuracies" and maybe 15 centipawn ...
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What is 'Depth' in Lichess game analysis?

I have started analyzing my games in Lichess. I'm wondering what does Depth mean in the Stockfish analysis?
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Oscillating Stockfish Evaluation on Laptop

I'm using stockfish-9-bmi2 on my laptop to provide me move by move evaluation of games. I've set Stockfish to evaluate to depth = 25 plys. I find that the evaluation provided oscillates move-on-move ...
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Why was this game drawn on lichess?

https://lichess.org/qgvWa0ly I (black) was losing and ready to resign soon. As far as I can tell, there should be no stalemate or 50 move rule applicable. I had offered a draw earlier, but it was ...
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How to package PGN in Lichess analysis page format

I am trying to bundle together a couple of games on my own website. I would love to have an interface like Lichess's analysis page: You can turn on the Stockfish engine, try out different moves and ...
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LICHESS analysis, why did it propose this outrageous move? [closed]

I was playing a game on lichess, and afterwards asked for a computer analysis, where instead of my perfectly fine move XX the computer insisted on another better move YY, why is that, how can I ...
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Doubt about best move in lichess.org training puzzle

In this puzzle, https://lichess.org/training/61639, in this position: 1k2n1rr/1b4q1/1p1p1p2/1PpPpQ2/2P1PnN1/2N4P/R5PK/R2B4 b - - 10 33 the engine says that the best move for black is Rh5, I think it ...
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How to make Lichess local analysis utilize more cpu and memory? [closed]

I get around x12 faster evaluation when I run Stockfish myself, so I checked my utilization when running local analysis (Chromium and Firefox) and saw that it just utilizes one thread and few ...
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Is it really possible to beat a stockfish level 8 computer in any time that is between 3+0 and 15+0?

I've watched a couple of games where people play against stockfish level 8 on lichess, and they pretty much lose all the time. Is it possible for someone to beat a level 8 computer in any time between ...
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What is the average size of a move in kilobytes [closed]

I have a slow connection and I always face connection problems when playing bullet games. My lag (according to lichess) averages 400 milliseconds. However, when I ping Google's IP address 8.8.8.8 it ...
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Correctness of the lichess training solution (Puzzle:63063)

I'm a beginner and right now rated 1850 in on lichess training; so I'm a very novice player. I try to solve some training examples, and though sometimes I do not feel convinced by the solution given ...