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lichess • Free Online Chess

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    lichess • Free Online Chess

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    Built for the love of chess, this app is open source and free for all.

    - 150 000 individual users daily and growing fast.
    - Play bullet, blitz, classical, and correspondence chess
    - Play in arena tournaments
    - Find, follow, challenge players
    - See your games stats
    - Practice with chess puzzles
    - Many variants, available online and offline: Crazyhouse, Chess 960, King Of The Hill, Three-check, Antichess, Atomic chess, Horde, Racing Kings!
    - Game analysis with local computer evaluation
    - Server computer analysis with move annotations and game summary
    - Opening explorer in all variants
    - Endgame tablebase explorer for standard chess and atomic chess
    - Play against offline computer
    - Over The Board mode to play offline with a friend
    - Standalone chess clock with multiple time settings
    - Board editor
    - Available in 80 languages
    - Designed for both phones and tablets, supporting landscape mode
    - 100% free, without ads, and opensource!

    Chess variants are supported, either in online and offline modes! Try them all:

    - Crazyhouse: every time a piece is captured the capturing player gets a piece of the same type and of their color in their pocket.
    - Chess960: pieces on the home rank are randomised.
    - King Of The Hill: bring your king to the center to win.
    - Threecheck: check the opponent king three times.
    - Antichess: lose all your pieces to win.
    - Atomic Chess: nuke the opponent.
    - Horde: destroy the horde to win.
    - Racing Kings: race to the eighth rank to win.

    Just like http://lichess.org, this application is open source, and respects user freedom. It is entirely free and without ads, now and forever.

    Learn more about lichess philosophy: http://lichess.org/blog/U4skkUQAAEAAhIGz/why-is-lichess-free
    Source code of the mobile application: https://github.com/veloce/lichobile
    Source code of the website and server: https://github.com/ornicar/lila

    Big thanks to the volunteers behind this app:
    - Vincent Velociter (lead dev) https://github.com/veloce
    - Renaud Bressand (design) https://twitter.com/RenaudBressand
    - Thibault Duplessis (dev) https://github.com/ornicar
    - Sébastien Renault (dev of native stockfish plugin) https://github.com/srenault
    - Mark Henle (dev) https://github.com/freefal

    Check out the app page on http://lichess.org/mobile, and follow us on twitter for updates: https://twitter.com/lichessorg

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