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a form of chess where one player (typically of high rank) plays multiple games at the same time against other players.
For questions about the threefold repetition rule, which states a player can claim a draw if it's his/her move and a position has appeared / is about to appear which happened before at least twice.
The center of the chess board consists of the four central squares (e4, d4, e5 and d5).
In blindfold chess, players play without sight of the board. They state their moves verbally while a referee makes them on a board, checking for correctness etc.
A chess game that opens with `1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4`. It is among the oldest of openings.
a chess opening beginning with the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4.
for the topic of a human player against an engine (computer).
Endgames where each side has a king, a queen, and possibly some pawns
The Queen's Gambit Declined, often abbreviated to QGD, is a chess opening characterised by 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6
a chess opening characterized by the moves 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5. It is named after the 20th century Austrian grandmaster Ernst Grünfeld.
A complete set of chess pieces and/or a board. Note that shopping recommendations for chess sets are off-topic, because they tend to attract opinionated answers.
famous and well known among chess players, e.g. the Immortal game.
An endgame where each side has a king, a bishop, and possibly some pawns.
For questions about chess-related software running on the Linux operating system.
an unofficial title that is used to distinguish top players (Elo 2700+). For instance, this site (http://www.2700chess.com/) is dedicated to track the rating progress of all 2700+…
For question about chess-related apps on the Android platform.
to develop a bishop on one of the long diagonals, at b2/g2 (for white) or b7/g7 (for black).
a chess variant played by two teams using multiple boards. The players on a team are assigned alternating colors. Captured pieces are not dead but are instead passed between team-mates.
Questions related to aggressive play
For questions about the lichess.org website. Please note that we are NOT Lichess support; some questions are simply not answerable by us.
a German term, literally meaning "compulsion to move," which refers in chess to a situation in which any move by the side whose turn it is leads to ruin, but the player would be saved if o…
For questions about claiming a draw, e.g. because of threefold repetition, or your opponent making no effort to win when you have little time left on your clock.
how they play. The style of the opening is which players are suited best for it.
For questions regarding the game complexity of chess, in particular the number of possible chess games and the number of possible chess positions.
Opening system that begins with the moves 1.d4 and 2.Bf4 (white) or 2.Nf3 & 3.Bf4 (black).