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  • 6 months ago · Quote · #81


    I do understand that and I also agree with it most of the time. I only wanted to add that it is good fun and not wrong or bad sportmanship to play a game to the end.

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #82


    Hmm. I can agree somewhat to that sentiment, OTB, if agreed beforehand that it would be educational for the 'non-winner' to witness closing out an lopsided position "to the end". I just think it's sadistic to have anyone go through that and assume he'll be appreciative.

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #83


    Personally, I dont like to resign at all even if I am loosing. Sometimes, the opponet makes a mistake which costs his game. So i try. 

    My friend and me had analyzed some of the games of GMs which they had resigned. We tried all possibilities, but all in vain. The GMs were correct. 

    I think, it has to do with their intellecutal capabilities as many of the comments too point . 

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #84


    but in this particular game, 5 to 6 moves if we think, black looses

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #85


    Lovechess_7 wrote:

    i GUESS mr bean shud never resign ....WHY HE IS BEAN AFTER ALL ! lol

    Does he resign? What a pity.

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #86


    That is why you don't resign if there is a possibility of stalemate, I have also played on to win agame where I was down a knight and had a poor king position because I had one last threat at checkmate which worked!

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #87


    bRADY pus....i totally agree with you .... but resign should never an option , for me it feels you surrendered ,chess is game of kings ! so its a war game.... you gotta fight till end, no matter what , one should learn to accpt checkmate. cummon guys ...its just a game after all ! chess should be fun in the end lIKE SEX.....rather than compromising with your EGO .....

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #88


    I don't want to be what many would call an "annoying noob" that wastes other people's time.  Though even an NM said I should have played on in one of my lost games so maybe I really do resign too early. 

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #89


    OKAY FOR ALL people who should learn why not to resign ..... just have a look  at my last game ... i was in worst checkmate postion .... BUT I TURNED THE WHOLE GAME .....n oponnent was in checkmate after few moves... SO chess is a game of unpredictabilty ,ANYTHING CAN BE TURNED ONLY A QUESTION OF HOPE AND FAITH !  YOU CAN ALL SE MY LAST BLITZ GAME .CoolTongue OutLaughing   TO ALL WHO ARE IN FAVOU OF RESIGN .... WATCH MY LAST GAME ! n then comment ,,,,,,Lol

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #90


    sir please tell me what exactly is swindling !!! plz explain .... PINKMITZZUndecided

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  • 6 months ago · Quote · #92


    PinkMistzAsf wrote:
    Lovechess_7 wrote:

    sir please tell me what exactly is swindling !!! plz explain .... PINKMITZZ

    Swindling is essentially where you set a trap in a losing position to turn things around.

    I THINK I DID SWINDLING IN MY LAST GAME ! i turned the whole game ..... blitz Cool

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #93


    Glad to see you changed your avatar, @Vac4444 -- to yet another tasteless display. Whatever.

    For your next mindless endeavor, try writing complete sentences.

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  • 6 months ago · Quote · #95


    zborg wrote:

    Glad to see you changed your avatar, @LC7.  Next, try writing complete sentences.

    heheheh thanx ! zborg .... i am actualy very restless soul ... i jump from one thing to another without completing first ... Lol except WITHOUT RESIGN complete chess game .... Laughing

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #96


    There's a difference between a 1200 blitz game and a 1700 tournament game. In blitz resigning is a last resort, in tournament play you will rapidly find yourself losing friends and respect if you don't resign when you are clearly lost.

  • 6 months ago · Quote · #97


    Mistakes are made at all levels of human chess play. It is unfair to call setting a trap swindling. Also the term 'losing position' is totally relative. Only a better player or a computer could judge a position as losing, the players playing the game might see that position totally different.

    A 2000+ rating on this site doesn't mean you are an expert chessplayer and that you can decide when another player should give up. Besides, when your opponent decides you have to prove you can win, you simply have to comply. If you must moan about that, that's your problem.

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