9941 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!
1. You think stalemates shall be abolished
2. You consider your iq superior to your elo as a good prognosis .
3. You can refute KIA, KID and Caro-Kann
4. You know that Morphy was bad positional player, and can provide y proofs to make your case.
5. You get a beer to celebrate your chess.com rating being four digits again .
6.You know exactly that bishop is worth 0.003 pawn more than a knight and can explain why.
7. You made a nice opening that was never played by anyone , and can surprise almost every opponent.
Your repertoire consists mostly of gambits.
You compare your style to Morphy.
Your idea of a tactic is taking a pinned piece.
You think pawn endings are simple.
You slap !! on half of your moves in the post-mortem, despite losing the game.
You bought Rybka instead of getting a stronger engine for free.
You think the four move checkmate is sneaky.
You think of your "style" as positional when in reality you're just scared of tactics.
You are either terrified of openings or you claim to be an expert in them.
You play long strings of theory despite not having a clue what is going on in the game.
You get Kasparov and Karpov mixed up.
You have to remember "white on right" and "queen on her color" to set up a board correctly.
You look at the letters and numbers when you notate.
Your idea of a strong move is one that "they won't expect".
You think that your chess.com rating is an accurate indication of your playing strength.
You think that GMs today are "wimpy" for having too many drawn games.
Your idea of psychology in chess is desperately trying to trade pieces whenever you play a stronger opponent.
You play Najdorf/Catalan and claim to fully understand it.
And last, but not least:
You are rated over 2700 turn-based at chess.com.
thanx, now I know for sure.
it hapens to be that all of you are bad players or was and so what if we are
-i'm not- with time they will gain experience at least most of them-i'm not a good player either- and will learn from their mistakes
peace and love
peace and love
peace be upon you all
I've never heard of "white on right" before. And I never even realized that checkmate could be achieved in four moves until I joined this website.
In fact, most of what you said I don't even know about.
Technically, the fastest checkmate is 1.f3 e5 2.g4 Qh4#.
So, to add someting to the list, "You know you're a bad chess player if you can loose a game in 2 moves". (Which I've already done in Live chess).
I am now in shock and awe at how quickly checkmate can be achieved.
But that still leaves one question: what does 'white on right' mean.
- Your opponent laughs tentatively after you double jump their knight and bishop with your pawn and declare "king me!"
Well this settles it:
Next time I promote a pawn, I'm declaring 'Queen Me'!
I just laughed so hard at this.
Everyone is a bad chess player. Not one game of chess in the history of man or computer was without errors.
Does one really need signs?
I thought a game without errors would lead to a draw, and definitely not a win for black?
Nope, wrong. Chess is actually solved as a win for black, as another famous game between world champions with no errors proves:
Chess is solved as a win for black?
When the going gets tough, you think your opponent is a spoil-sport !!
No, it isn't. I think he was joking. But it isn't solved as a draw, either; that's what it would mean if you could prove that perfect play leads to a draw.
As far as I know, chess is a very long way from being solved.
I'm sure RD was joking.
You still think two dimensional chess is hard.
Now, wait a minute! Those Fischer-Spassky and Kramnik-Topalov games are not error-less games! In each game, White forfeited. I'd call that an error!
1) You 'analyse' games by simply playing through the moves, and refuse to try any variations in case you forget what the position was.
2) You insist on showing your games to stronger players, but refuse to listen to their advice.
3) You think the easiest way to draw with a stronger player is to swap as many pieces off as you can.
4) You try to cling on in strategically lost positions rather than playing for counterplay.
Shouldn't games that have less errors be mostly draws?
You lose a game without a single piece or pawn being taken.
You resign because they took your favorite pawn.
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by Chicken_Monster 2 minutes ago
World Chess.com Correspondence Chess Championship Match (MSC157 vs. windmill64)
by MSC157 7 minutes ago
9/18/2014 - Mate in 4
by Grey_Goose 14 minutes ago
by Syd_Arthur 16 minutes ago
by Synaphai 28 minutes ago
The 3 chess phases
by JGambit 32 minutes ago
First time beat computer
by tigerprowl5 44 minutes ago
Chess software for linux
by meteorrock 45 minutes ago
European Club Cup 2014
by tigerprowl5 56 minutes ago
Bugs On Chess.com
by RonaldJosephCote 76 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 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!