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Lichess is free and open-source Internet chess server. The chess server is run by a non-profit organization, which is also called Lichess.[1] The Lichess chess server was created in 2010. In April 2021, the United States Chess Federation reviewed how Lichess deals with cheating in online chess. After this review, the US Chess Federation endorsed Lichess as a secure place to play chess for US Chess Federation members.[2]

Titled Arenas[change | change source]

Lichess runs tournaments called Titled Arenas, in which only players who have a title are able to play. As of February 2021, World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has the most Titled Arena wins, with 15.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Poindexter, Owen. "8 Great Chess Apps for Beginners and Grand Masters". WIRED. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  2. "US Chess Endorses LiChess Fair Play Methodology". US Chess Federation. April 2021. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  3. "Alireza wins a 13th Titled Arena". Lichess. Retrieved 2021-07-25.