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Python client for the lichess API

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Python client for the lichess API


  • handles JSON and PGN formats at user’s discretion
  • all endpoints implemented
  • token auth support provided
  • easy integration with oauth2


You can use any requests.Session-like object as a session, including those from requests_oauth. A simple token session is included, as shown below:

import berserk

session = berserk.TokenSession('token')
lichess = berserk.Client(session)

lichess.account.get() lichess.account.get_email() lichess.account.get_preferences() lichess.account.get_kid_mode() lichess.account.set_kid_mode() lichess.account.upgrade_to_bot()

lichess.users.get_realtime_statuses() lichess.users.get_all_top_10() lichess.users.get_leaderboard() lichess.users.get_public_data() lichess.users.get_activity_feed() lichess.users.get_by_id() lichess.users.get_by_team() lichess.users.get_live_streamers()

lichess.bots.stream_incoming_events() lichess.bots.stream_game_state() lichess.bots.make_move() lichess.bots.post_message() lichess.bots.abort_game() lichess.bots.resign_game() lichess.bots.accept_challenge() lichess.bots.decline_challenge()

lichess.tournaments.get() lichess.tournaments.create()


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.1.1 (2018-07-14)

  • Added tests for session and formats modules
  • Fixed mispelled PgnHandler class (!)
  • Fixed issue with trailing whitespace when splitting multiple PGN texts
  • Fixed the usage overview in the README
  • Fixed the versions for travis-ci
  • Made it easier to test the JsonHandler class
  • Salted the bumpversion config to taste

0.1.0 (2018-07-10)

  • First release on PyPI.

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