Lichess

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  1. DNT

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    Features (http://en.lichess.org/wiki/Lichess-Wiki)
    Chess
    • Two-player games between humans
    • Single-player games (versus Stockfish, the most powerful open-source engine)
    • Threefold repetition draw recording (must be claimed by player)
    • Automatic draw detection by 50-move draw rule
    • Automatic draw detection of insufficient mate material
    • Spectator mode
    • Premoves
    • Support for moretime()
    • Castling, en passant, and pawn promotion and under-promotion
    • Automatic detection of check, checkmate, and stalemate
    • Resignation and draw offers
    • Ability to abort uninitiated games
    • Ability to force resignation
    Customisation
    • Time controls for chess clocks, including Fischer delay
    • Optional Black and White player randomization
    • Ability to request a player to take back a move
    • Support for the Chess960 variant of chess (also known as Fischer Random)
    • User-defined restriction of who can join games, based on player rating
    • [2D/3D view mode]
    Technology
    • Greatly standards-compliant design (CSS, HTML)
    • Works in any modern web browser (except Internet Explorer 8 and lesser versions), with no plugins such as Flash or Java needed
    • Availability in fifty-eight languages
    • Ability to toggle the overall theme of the website between black and white
    • Basic chess set theme switching
    • Ability to invite friends to a game via unique links created for every game
    • Optional username and password registration
    • Option for users to close their accounts
    Analysis: the science of chess
    • Computer analysis and annotations upon player request
    • Database export of any players' games as comma-separated values (CSV)
    • Per-game export in Portable Game Notation (PGN)
    • Bookmarking games for indexing and popularity
    • Complete list of checkmates in games played on Lichess
    • Global statistics and charts for ratings history
    • Player account statistics (e.g. rank, history) for rated games
    • Visual move validation while choosing destination squares
    • Game replay and analysis
    Community
    • Real-time games monitor
    • Integrated chat
    • Spectator communication while watching a game
    • Public Lichess player searching and online members page
    • Tournaments
    • A custom forum package
    • Ability to form teams with other players
    • Individual forum boards for teams

    http://www.lichess.org
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  2. Hal9000

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    Used to play chess a lot in my youth, probably wouldn't last 10 moves against a six year old now though. :D
     
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    I barely play games but probably will lose even at Solitaire :facepalm:
     
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  4. Hal9000

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    Just think yourself lucky you aren't using Windows 7, XP Solitaire is way easier than Windows 7 Solitaire. ;)
     

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