When you look at a tournament invitation and the roster shows this:
(All players listed below here will NOT play as the players above fill all available spots.)
What exactly does that mean? If there are a number of registrants under the line,... | Read More
While I know I will most likely never meet any of my chess.com friends, I'm really glad I have made new online friends here. Isn't technology wonderful? I can meet people from all over the world, of all ages, of all backgrounds and we all have... | Read More
My husband and I both see images of a face on the dark squares on the marble boards. Shows up best on the green marble.
Is there anything to this ? Or are we seeing images like you can see in clouds? | Read More
When you enter a tournament and it says that there are 244 points available, what does that mean?
I won a tournament and didn't receive any additonal points on my ranking ?? | Read More
How are the 'points' you lose or gain determined? There seems to be no rhyme or reason. A person I am playing received 256 points on his rating when he won a game he played with someone rated close to him.
When I've won against a player rated... | Read More
I thought I posted this already, but can't find it so here goes again.
I'm barely a 1200 player and I'm curious why I'm consistantly paired with 1400-1800 players in tournaments.
I feel set up for failure from the beginning and it makes me want ... | Read More
Curious if it's just me, or do others find it rude when you start a new game with a new player, and send them a "hello" message, and you never hear a word back?
Even if I don't feel like chatting, it's common courtesy to say hello back isn't it? ... | Read More