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  1. What kind of music do you like chunkymonkey Cruddy chess? Anything above 1500 is a chess playing demon in my opinion.
  2. What kind of music do you like chunkymonkey That in itself maybe something that is common - a disregard for 'pop' […]
  3. What kind of music do you like Zynko I remember reading about a study that showed that mice had a higher IQ […]
  4. Very interesting game. cocochess Hi, I am not a chess master, but 15 Kf7 serves a few purposes, whic […]
  5. What kind of music do you like Landei I (member of Mensa in Germany) like a lot of different styles - classi […]
  6. What kind of music do you like chunkymonkey I wouldn't be so sure. High IQ is precisely quantified by MENSA's IQ t […]
  7. Very interesting game. sonic5888 nobody to explain it?
  8. bug in Join Request rzenaikrzys I accepted Join Request to our Team few minutes ago but in Player Prof […]
  9. Trophy,expanding list of Top 100 rzenaikrzys Ahoyyy Lichess community,moderators,Admin Trophies are really ni […]
  10. I just played a perfect game. ttttttttttt It's not a perfect game. It's just your opponent's weakness.
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  12. Blocked users and forums static_shadow Thanks for not answering the question in the slightest. Or maybe you d […]
  13. Resigning in blitz when you're […] UncrownedRoyalty RANT ALERT!! --(rant to follow)-- That you should expect your op […]
  14. Stockfish 8 openings Legit-Lobster I like to play the level 8 computer from time to time, but unofrtunate […]
  15. What kind of music do you like IDetestChess I'm doubtful there's any demonstrated correlation between music prefer […]
  16. What kind of music do you like Dima666 I heard people with high IQ listen to rock and classic mysique :D
  17. Blocked users and forums thibault Trolls should be reported to so they can be […]
  18. WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH […] static_shadow Interesting result in game 9. Carlsen finds himself in zugzwang with t […]
  19. Blocked users and forums static_shadow Is there a way that we can have it so that if we block a user on the s […]
  20. Method of listing my "favourite" players Woden The list of my "favourite" players shows categories that do not reflec […]
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