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This is the recent game that I played with someone from brazil. I was white and he was black. The last move played by me was a checkmate and it also did show up in the list i.e Rf7# but the popup said that I lost on time because I ran out of time just when I clicked on my last move :@ I just hate losing this way and I don't understand why don't people just give up when they know that they have lost. When they see their opponents running out of time, they start making pre-mature moves without any logic and try to make their opponents run out of time. I don't consider this game as a lose for white. Anyway, here is the game.
Don't you think something needs to be done with this ?? please comment...
If you don't like it, move faster. Or play at longer time controls.
If you play blitz or bullet the clock is as much a part of the strategy as the moves. If you don't like it play longer games.
yeah, that would be a great idea but it hurts like hell when you are this close lol..
sure...it's no fun at all
I know, I have lost many bullet games in won positions when my opponent had less than a second left on their clock, but I have also had many wins on time in lost positions, it's just the nature of the game.
If you really want to avoid all that silliness then play Correspondence Chess, or longer time controls with fairly large increments (ie. 30secs or more).
It sucks, but playing on in a lost position on the hope that your opponent will run out of time is part of the game for fast time controls. That is a legitimate win for your opponent. Sorry!
As much as I don't like the time factor sometimes the object of chess is to win. considering that at the highest level's correct play on both sides is likely to lead to a draw one must outwit his opponent in which ever way presents itself. If I open in a live game and gain a significant time advantage and find myself down material I most certianly make more complicated intermediary moves. If your opponent cannot mate you in the given time controls and he runs out of time, he loses. Like it or not, this is chess.
Sometimes the best thing to do if you don't think you can mate quickly enough is to take all your opponents material to score the draw by insufficient material if you run out of time. Sometimes this is easier to do than try to calculate the mating line with seconds remaining.
whereas other times you play to lose??
OK captian obvious. I have been know to play to learn, trying openings and unknown to me gambits with the idea to learn a nuance more then to win.. I never mind losing to much as long as I played well and made no clearly ridiculous moves.. I'm right now playing the Alekhine D against 1950+ which I haven't played in years,, you think I think I'm going to win? not likely, but I will brush up skills faster this way with this defense and have fun doing it.
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