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Life strikes fairly quick (not likely)

[EDIT] April fools! Sadly, life nonetheless strikes fairly quick, however Lichess now not has decrement time controls. Because of everyone collaborating in our 1-1 Area, it was enjoyable!

We’re all busy individuals! 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 sooner and sooner time controls: blitz, bullet, hyper bullet, extremely bullet! Effectively we’re pushing additional as soon as once more.

Introducing: decrement time controls! In the event you don’t have the time for a ¼+0 recreation, attempt a ¼-1. Each transfer you play takes a further second off your clock. This provides you an added incentive to complete your opponent rapidly, 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 because of time scrambles! Don’t belief in your mouse, belief in good strikes! This replace can even incentivise chess to be extra appropriate for short-video based mostly media whereas nonetheless sustaining an moral standpoint of high quality over amount like OTB:

We hope you get pleasure from this replace on at present, April 1st! Have enjoyable in our inaugural decrement enviornment



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