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Life strikes fairly quick (probably not)

Life strikes fairly quick (probably not)


[EDIT] April fools! Sadly, life nonetheless strikes fairly quick, however Lichess now not has decrement time controls. Because of all people taking part in our 1-1 Enviornment, it was enjoyable!

We’re all busy folks! Typically we don’t have time for an extended chess recreation. More often than not even! Ever for the reason that daybreak of on-line chess, we’ve been pushing quicker and quicker time controls: blitz, bullet, hyper bullet, extremely bullet! Nicely we’re pushing additional as soon as once more.

Introducing: decrement time controls! In case you don’t have the time for a ¼+0 recreation, strive a ¼-1. Each transfer you play takes a further second off your clock. This provides you an added incentive to complete your opponent shortly, since there’s solely time for 15 strikes even when you play immediately!

The Lichess homepage buttons with decrement instead of increment, such as 5-3.

The brand new homepage fast play buttons

No extra infuriating defeats resulting from time scrambles! Don’t belief in your mouse, belief in good strikes! This replace may even incentivise chess to be extra appropriate for short-video primarily based media whereas nonetheless sustaining an moral standpoint of high quality over amount like OTB:

We hope you take pleasure in this replace on in the present day, April 1st! Have enjoyable in our inaugural decrement area https://lichess.org/event/losetime.



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