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what was the continuation after rxh6? i dont see it
dont see it either.
Post the winning line please, i dont see it either.
oh ok, now i see =)
Does anyone else find it infuriating to be accused of cheating simply because you won a game?
I had this position as white against someone (who I don't want to name), and quite obviously it is a difficult position, since there is a threat of a pawn forking two pieces once the queen moves. This meant that I took my time to think about it (since theres a lot at stake with whatever I move next), and I ended up playing RxH6, which leads to a beautiful checkmate.
What really offended me was that while I was using my time (5/2) to think about it, my opponent accused me of cheating by using a computer program to assist. When I won the game, the accusations and insults continued.
How often does this happen to people, and how can the minority be informed that losing a game does not mean that their opponent must have cheated?
I know right! Chess.com has accused me of cheating before when i won a game. blech
^ Rxh6 gxh6 Qh4 looks like it wins.
Two reasons I figure people do it:
- They are angry at having lost.
- They are too arrogant to think they made any mistakes.
I take it as a compliment :-) and sometimes maybe tease them a bit more, it's quite amusing. You will be nearing soon the threshold at which engine users to start to creep in, so if you improve your rating, expect it a bit more maybe! Good game.
Being accused of cheating is something that you have to take with a grain of salt. A few months ago, my opponent accused me of cheating, resigned the game in protest (subsequent analysis showed that she had a winning position), and blocked me.
A few weeks ago, her account was closed for cheating.
You shouldn't get upset, losing isn't as popular as winning. Lovely little combination!
How about Rxh7 instead of Bxh7+ ?
nice sac btw! i probably would have only seen that in correspondence because i suck at blitz (I need time to think, call me boring). Good job with your chess skills!
All I can suggest is that you block such people so you don't have to put up with anymore of their BS. With +5,000,000 members, some of them are bound to be you-know-whats.
Clearance sacrifice. If I can see it without a computer, that's a pretty good indication you weren't cheating ;-)
I have only been accused once. I had beaten someone rated 100+ points higher than I was at the time. When I 'mated he said "How's that chess calculator working for you?" It is rather insulting, maybe more so in chess, because it is a very cerebral game. We are pouring the energies of our mind into this game. It is more than mano a mano it is mente a mente (mind to mind). For someone to accuse another of cheating is a serious accusation.
That being said, I think more often than not it is exactly what -waller- said. Especially if they are rated higher than you. I think some people simple expect that if someone is rated 50+ points below them they have a right to win. Right now I am 1009, I lost to a guy who was 880 and the very next game I won against a guy who was 1085. Go figure. Good players have bad games and poor players have good games.
Next time just answer "looser whine? Music to my ears!!". ;-)
Seriously talking, you had 2 rocks on h comumn, ad a bishop pointing on h7. Personally i was looking for a possible mate after 15-20 seconds i saw the position, and before reading what you did ( and im not even a strong player!).
Dont care about a crybabie. You did it well and the mate wasn't even too hard to spot. You had plenty of pieces pressing the castle, so a piece sacrifice to open the lines was a option worth to analize.
You should start to worry only if chess.com start to accuse you to cheat.
If its just a player, then consired him just a loser that cannot hold a loss, And probably he deserve also that you start to have fun of his whines. :-D
the reason to play on chess.com is to play a human.. i can play the machines anytime.. my brain vs your brain.. i have learnd more from lost games than i do from winning.. i play for money in bars, coffee shops ect.. and use chess.com as training..i get the latest continuations that way..
a guy accused me of cheating once, i found it upsetting initially, but i explained to him that i had played in over-the-board tournaments for a few years and he was quite polite afterwards. don't worry about people getting angry when they are outplayed, they say a lot worse things at times! we can't control what others say too much.
To find a win and then be accused of cheating, its not really something I could then take as a compliment.
I just take pleasure in the fact that my play was apparently so astounding to my opponent that they couldn't believe I was human
Big giveaways for engine users are:
- "Metronome" chess - a guy that moves in almost exactly the same amount of time, almost without fail. Key to beating these guys is, obviously, to make the game last!
- Taking lots of time in the opening (by that I mean pondering for 30 seconds after 1.e4 e5)
- If your opponent outplays you ridiculously, but then takes a lot of time to decide on "simple" wins eg. a one-hit fork or an easy mate in 2.
Ignor the player-You may try to avoid a game with him in the future
Very nice puzzle, should be submitted for the tt.
Is check necessary?
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way to many people who use 2 running games to cheat
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