Free online Chess server. Play Chess now in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play Chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
Create a game Tournament Simultaneous exhibitions
Chess basics Training Coordinates Study Chess coaches
Lichess TV Current games Video library
Players Teams Forum Questions & Answers
Analysis board Board editor Import game Advanced search
Sign in
Puzzle of the day
White to play
More » Simultaneous exhibitions
More » Latest forum posts
  1. Carlsen vs nakamura Full horny-king i was bored and comfused by Danny....he analyzed everything, that was …
  2. Do you watch Survivor? angrymonkey Season 33? Somebody is watching it........I'm not going to google it..…
  3. Chess Training Task #52105 OPoint2Pawn First move: Nd4-b3+ and Nc5-b3+ …
  4. Oh look! A windmill! max123 Was Rxf8+ not a better move than Rg7+ at the end?
  5. Oh look! A windmill! TheKillerSacrifice I once had 1 with a bishop and knight
  6. Stronghold Chess (Variant) bootcruncher It starts out with normal piece and pawn placement but with these rule…
  7. Stronghold Chess (Variant) bootcruncher was wondering if i could suggest a childhood favorite of mine.
  8. Oh look! A windmill! mruknowwho Thanks MataemaatiikkaBrah.
  9. Puzzle 13599 good move suggest… Eustas I suggest adding 7. ...Ne3 (8.Qxe3 Qg2++) as a good move. Even though…
  10. Opening training on lichess? Lhyn Ahhh okay, thanks guys :)
  11. Enhancement: Split Master open… niking I frequently use the Master opening book for analysis, but am sometime…
  12. Opening training on lichess? JeanValjeanX Yes, it was there. You can still find it under Chess basics. Scroll do…
  13. Opening training on lichess? Blastoise11 U can go to it by clicking the chess basics tab and then scroll down t…
  14. Will Black lose or win? lurarose Black = 15 points material, PPPP R K B White = 12 points of material,…
  15. Bug in game archive pjesak87 Insteed of 9...Qe6 probably 9...Qd6
  16. Opening training on lichess? Lhyn Where did it move ? :( Wasnt it always @ the training tab? xd
  17. Bug in game archive pjesak87 Hello,please check this game,I dont belive it was played like in these…
  18. Bug report - Computer Analysis… thibault Opera doesn't have the required technology (nacl).
  19. Carlsen vs nakamura Full oxnard Much better than the live commentary...
  20. Blitz/Bullet Training piotor Hi there. I'm an avid training puzzle player in my pastime/commutes…
More » Latest updates
Developer Update

Bigger, Stronger, Faster

24h HyperBullet tournament

Yes, we know it's complete madness.

Bits, Beers and Blunders

Lichess hackathon and meetup