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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #81

    hamis

    The submit buttons and other pertinent buttons on the main page of Vote Chess sometimes appear there and sometimes disappear. And the analyze windows on IE browser is not working. You could not even maximize the window. In Chrome browser, the Random vote chess game has no submit and other pertinent buttons in it and the analyze window is messed up, too.

     

    The new Chess.com setup is a nice one if and only if all the bugs in it is fixed.

    BTW, my OS is Windows XP and the browser I use is IE8.

     

    from:

    hamis

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #82

    amrita1

    Thanks Erik for responding positively &  fixing these main problems :-

    1.Giving the chess games a priority than the "notes" by keeping them above & in the center !

    2.My vote chess option in the menu bar working in order as in the old format  showing the vote chess games in order of the urgency of voting !

    The very important problem for our members who are participating very actively in our vote chess games through their mobiles :-They can't still add their comments which requires an attention urgently ,as such active members are the vital force in our vote chess games & we do not want to miss their contribution in our VC games !

    One more problem regarding VC games still persisis & that is about the "Analysis board " !

    The board & the keys to move the pieces should be on the same screen !

    Here we have to scroll down for whole one screen for the keys & we  loose the sight of the board which becomes meaningless & too inconvenient to scroll again upward & downward with each movement of piece when we check our sequence of moves in a particular plan !

    Hope that the effecient staff will get these problems fixed very soon ! All the best !!!:-)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #83

    gilmdra

    i had a little problem in the tactics trainer. the option to stop when it is solved was already in, i solved the first one and it did not count. after that i choose the option to automaticly pass to the next one and everything was ok, but i solved 4, instead of the 3 that i can do each day

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #84

    SusanG

    On the online chess page I would rather see how long I, or my opponent has to move, instead of the time since the last move.

    Also, there seems to be a bug, as it says I have two pages of current games, but they both look exactly the same.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #85

    lph

    gilmdra wrote:

    i had a little problem in the tactics trainer. the option to stop when it is solved was already in, i solved the first one and it did not count. after that i choose the option to automaticly pass to the next one and everything was ok, but i solved 4, instead of the 3 that i can do each day

    when they set-up the new format it gave you ten free demo they don't count against your stats

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #86

    blea

    I like the new look! you guys rock! best chess website!

    First time when i joined, i found it hard to use, many links on top menu, now they are arranged way better, and look is smooth and pleasant.

    Thank you!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #87

    JinLun

    How can you tell how many games or how many time outs a new opponent has???

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #88

    Imaginary_Opposition

    JinLun wrote:

    How can you tell how many games or how many time outs a new opponent has???

    always something i like to know as well...

    not sure how to get to the daily puzzle game yet either.

    it's improving though, the current games have moved back to the main screen where they were...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #89

    AndTheLittleOneSaid

    Imaginary_Opposition wrote:
    JinLun wrote:

    How can you tell how many games or how many time outs a new opponent has???

    always something i like to know as well...

    not sure how to get to the daily puzzle game yet either.

    it's improving though, the current games have moved back to the main screen where they were...

    You can get to it through the forums: http://www.chess.com/forum/category/daily-puzzles

    The link on the main page doesn't seem to work yet.

    EDIT: It's back under Learn. Tongue out

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #90

    arborvitian

    On a completely positive note, now that I've spent some time with the new board sound effects, I'm really starting to like them.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #91

    SenilePinkHipster

    1. As others have probably pointed out already, the daily puzzle is harder to get to than before. In the old design you only had to click on the puzzle and you got there instantly. Now it directs you to the forum board where you have to click two more times to get to the puzzle.

    2. The posts in a topic are divided with quite a thin and grey line. With certain themes that have grey backgrounds these lines are almost invisible and makes the topic boards seem chaotic and unorganized to me. The color or size of these lines should be changeable in these themes. With blank white themes like the standard chess.com one it's just fine.

    I haven't had time to check everything out yet, but I'll let you know when an improvement comes to mind.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #92

    Balachandar

    How to look at the number of team matches and vote chess games in progress for a group?

     

    Edit: And where are the links for Team Match and Vote Chess Leaderboards in the top menu bar?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #93

    arborvitian

    The newly restored link to the Daily Puzzle on the Learn menu (thank you) links incorrectly, and takes you to the top level Forums page.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #94

    himath2009

    Balachandar wrote: How to look at the number of team matches and vote chess games in progress for a group? At the moment you can do it only through the Group's Public Profile... 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #95

    Balachandar

    himath2009 wrote:

    Balachandar wrote: How to look at the number of team matches and vote chess games in progress for a group?

    At the moment you can do it only through the Goup's Public Profile... 

    okay got it. but it should be in group's home page also, not only in public profile.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #96

    Balachandar

    backrankblues wrote:

    By nature, we are reluctant to accept any change in our daily lives including this site!

    But the only constant thing is change. So, relax friends, you'll get used to the new look.

    @ erik,

    Thank you for a new look and wishing you and your people all the best.

    Taking the liberty to post another member's comment who has voiced the same opinion as mine.

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    chessplayer11

    For all those that think I and other will start to like this because you say so.

    You can't say give it some time and you'll start to like it. I'm not a brainwashed sheep or a 12 year old child. I know what I like and don't like.

    If I went to your house and tossed random buckets of hideous paint on your walls and told you to just give it some time, do you really believe that you'll start to like it? Of course not. This is no different.

    I've seen sites that have made changes that did work. And ones that didn't. The worst offender is youtube's current format. I still have never learned to like the imdb.com change made years ago and only put up with it.

    At best I might tolerate this, but as it is now, I'm not going to just start liking it because I can't change it.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #97

    Hydra

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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #98

    Hydra

    Thank you very much Erik and staff for the quick and effective improvements,

    Its also very commendable to see how active you are in listening and addressing the opinions of the members :)

    Great service :)

    Regards

    Hydra

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #99

    adriano81

    sorry if I indicate something already been mentioned, I can't check every post in a short time... anyway here is my list:

    • EMPTY GROUP PAGE (please add list of forums like in previous chess.com version and something else cause group page now is very empty, we need to use space more effective)
    • WEBSITE FROM IPHONE IS CUTTING BOARD FOR TWO ROWS (also it cuts all comments, so there is no possibility to see full chess board (there is no and b row) as well in online chess)
    • PLEASE PUT MESSAGES ALERT AT THE TOP IN ALERTS (...and then should go Group Activity, Tournament Games, Vote Chess Games, Team Match Games and only then Chess Games (they are friendly why we should put them above Team Match Games???)
    • LINK FIRST NEW COMMENT DOESN'T WORK (example: http://www.chess.com/groups/team_match.html?id=108335&ncc=1#first_new_comment)
    • FINISHED GAMES AT PLAYER PAGE INCLUDES LIVE & ONLINE GAMES ALLTOGETHER (they really need to be separated like in previous version of chess.com)
  • 3 years ago · Quote · #100

    Gert-Jan

    I have a suggestion. When a friend of mine writes an article I get a note. When I click on the note then the screen shows the lists of all articles and blogs. I think it would be an improvement that when you click on the note that  you can choose the option to open the article or blog or comment directly instead of showing me the list  of articles. It makes it easier to read all the comments and articles of the people I follow. (if my english is confusion please sent me a pm and I will explain). 

    What i most like about the new design is that you can see all the ratings in one view.


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