10995 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Is it just me, or does it seem that if White castles first, he/she usually loses? I know Black has a tendency to castle first because he/she is usually playing defensively.
It's just you.
Sorry to break it to you but it's just you!
This is a game I played with my Dad and I won when I castled first.
The opening resembles the game of the day for today.
Really? Cool! My Dad taught me that opening so we always play the same thing at the beginning of all our games.
All's well Ethan. You're not alone.
If i castle i tend to lose more often than not, whether i'm playing white or black.
Come to think of it, even if i don't castle i tend to lose more often than not :)
So i'm no help in answering your question. Waste of your time in you reading this really... sorry :)
Is it possible you're getting overly defensive and dancing around on your side of the board in trying to castle? That always sucks.
7/6/2015 - Entrapment
by Kantor2101 a few minutes ago
Bobby Fischer My Idol
by Apotek 4 minutes ago
Solve these puzzles players
by yeres30 5 minutes ago
Tread Water While Playing Chess - Online Tournament
by mmmmmmmkh 7 minutes ago
Who Is The Best Players In Chess History
by Daniel-Gong 12 minutes ago
I have News!
by NomadicKnight 16 minutes ago
bug or feature?
by omnipaul 21 minutes ago
i am really getting bored of chess what should i do
by NomadicKnight 24 minutes ago
Can somebody help me analyze this pawn structure?
by Nckchrls 40 minutes ago
Tables in Forum Posts
by gambit-man 49 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!