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1000 Signs you play chess too LITTLE!


  • 24 months ago · Quote · #121

    supertwichy

    178. Your pawn reaches the back rank and you proudly proclaim, "King me!"

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #122

    neo-metacrash

    180. White plays 1. e4 and you resign, thinking you're in zugzwang.

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #123

    supertwichy

    181. Your online chess rating is still 1200.

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #124

    chessgm8

    182. You don't play any chess because you're afraid of losing
    183. You think Bughouse is a game where you put as many bugs as you can on a chessboard
    184. You insist on promoting your pawn to a pawn
    185. When your opponent says "check", you move the queen.
    186. You put the knights on the c and f files, and put the bishops on the b and g files
    187. You don't know what a file is
    188. You don't know what a rank is
    189. You insist on making a 9x9 chessboard because you need more pieces to win
    190. You think that kings can't capture pieces
    191. When your opponent says "checkmate", you call another player to check the board
    192. You think chess is a card game
    193. You spell Bobby Fischer as Bobby Fisher
    194. You think Bobby Fischer was a fisherman

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #125

    chessgdt

    195. You think your rating is your ranking, so you think you're the best in the world

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #126

    chessgm8

    196. You think that a fork is when you put the piece on a fork
    197. When you create a skewer, you start grilling the pieces on a skewer

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #127

    RaleighRaine

    198. You think that capturing a piece en prise means you get a prize
    199. You think that the king is a regular piece that can be captured
    200. You think that castling means to bring out your rooks, since you think they're called castles

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #128

    chessgm8

    201. You, as white, don't know how to mate in this position

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #129

    kratoschess

    When white claims check mate

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #130

    chessgm8

    202. You only play chess on rainy days to entertain yourself
    203. You don't bother playing--you just watch other people's games
    204. You always put your knights on the rim
    205. You fianchetto your king
    206. You think fianchetto is an Italian food
    207. You don't know Karpov's first name
    208. You don't know the difference between Kasparov and Karpov
    209. You pronounce FIDE as fy-d


  • 24 months ago · Quote · #131

    StrategicPlay

    210. You play the King-pawn endgame with a Bishop. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #132

    StrategicPlay

    211. You castle Queenside by switching the Rook's and the Queen's places. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #133

    StrategicPlay

    212. You play Nh9 on the 57th move. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #134

    StrategicPlay

    213. You think you can't move the King unless it's in Check or all of your pieces are captured. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #135

    StrategicPlay

    214. You're calling the squares on your board as White and Black. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #136

    chessgm8

    215. Your king and queen are forked, and you don't know which piece to save
    216. You think the white pieces only go on white squares
    217. You think the black pieces only go on black squares
    218. You think bishops are the most mobile in the corner with open diagonals

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #137

    StrategicPlay

    219. You think that when a piece goes through one corner/edge of the board, it emerges from the opposite one. 

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #138

    chessgm8

    220. You think that only Philidor played the French Defense

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #139

    RaleighRaine

    221. You don't think that the coordinates on the board matter, so sometimes you set up your white pieces on the 7 & 8 rank, and then other times you put the black pieces on the 1 & 2 rank.
    222. You try triple-jumping 3 pieces with your knight, like people do in checkers
    223. You just can't wrap your mind around how the knight moves
    224. You don't get the point of stalemate--if you trapped the king, it should be a win for you

  • 24 months ago · Quote · #140

    RaleighRaine

    225. You think that pawns can capture going forwards


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