10631 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!
My experience over the years as an observer of chess players is that I know of no other group that as a whole has a higher concentration of egotistical assholes. That is not to say the condemnation applies to a majority but for whatever reason, the ego factor comes to bear in such a way that quite often ugliness in behavior surfaces more often than in other disciplines.
A nerdy little punkass is never going to find themselves in the position to gloat over a victory in some physical endeavor where the natural order of things dictates they will not supercede their logical place in the pecking order but chess leverages those undeserving in other ways into positions of supremacy over persons who otherwise outshine them in other important areas that contribute to normal self esteem.
What I'm trying to say here contributes in a way to the disadvantage of us females playing in the male's world of chess. At least it has in the past. When we lose chess games our egos are not crushed.
You may have a Point ! Because at this one chess tournament my opponent was a very Beautiful Female and i TOLD her so !
Then she put me in "Check" - So i told her she was only "CUTE".
Then she put me in " Double-Check" - So i told her only i am " CUTE" !
So you're saying that you originally considered someone that u just met a few minutes ago on the internet to be your friend?
Nope..but someone you met many months ago... The reason chess is more enjoyable is....you play with a friend..who would not rant at you when he loses, but i guess i was wrong.
You meet this person many months ago? How many is many? Where did you meet? Cheating in a 1 minute game?! How?
Youve got it!. How in the world can anyone cheat at 1 min blitz? right? But this friend just think i did. Now i feel so good beating a 2040 in a 3 min game. :)
There are three ways to cheat in 1 min bullet...a stand in, a bot or flash hacking...
I doubt you used a stand in. A bot would be obvious after an analysis and to prove flash hacking takes multiple witnesses and a few strange patterns in your game results....
I doubt you did any of them. I saw a CM here the other day rated barely over 1200 in bullet. I was rated over 1000 and won several games until I tried a few tourneys, after not having tried to even play it in a while. It is a difficult game. You almost don't have time to think and practically becomes a button pushing contest, where faster reflexs and luck come into play.
What is , a bot or flash hacking... (reference about how to cheat)
by Frankwho a few minutes ago
Mate in 2!
by Chezee 3 minutes ago
3/11/2014 - Too Much Attack, Not Enough Defense
by vsomani 3 minutes ago
Frustrating tactical mistake
by chessicstudent 4 minutes ago
Keep calm and.....
by Noble_Gas 5 minutes ago
Please post any Suggestions Asap
by RonaldJosephCote 11 minutes ago
Helpmate in 3 that I can't solve and it's rendering me semi-insane
by Mainline_Novelty 11 minutes ago
DGT 2010 | Option 25 - Bronstein Time Controls
by gborges0727 15 minutes ago
[HURT HEAL] OPENINGS
by vsomani 19 minutes ago
A group for left handed players
by adamplenty 22 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!