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  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1301

    Mcleanio

    Also im not a member here but the site has placed restrictions on my playing time (5mins between games) because it said i was rude, or wasnt playing fair or something, and i just wanted to let the players here know thatany offense i may caused you by waiting to long to make a move or getting disconnected was not at all intentional.  Ive been onsites where players will do that kind of thing and i find it petty and annoying.  and unsportsman like.

    Thank you for your time

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1302

    jrolder

    Mcleanio, I have no idea why your games start with a draw request. A bug, probably - not that chess.com has many of those. Try a different browser.

    You probably received the playing time restriction because you let the timer run down in a live game.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1303

    wseanscott

    New to this site. I have a 1600 plus rating but only have played a few blitz games. Will I get another rating if I play slower time controls? Also where are blitz tournaments advertised?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1304

    jrolder

    Sean, there are a variety of ratings. There are bullet, blitz and standard ratings for live games and standard/chess960 ratings for correspondence games. You'll find blitz tournaments in the live chess 'tournaments' tab. Tournaments start every 15 minutes or so.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1305

    Ira755

    openings are very difficult to understand.The chess struggle starts fighting for abstactions.The center space pawn structure piece activity ect. Another words the creation of a plan.Later on in the middle game the game becoms more tangible and clear and concrete.The plan the exists and becomes more tactical.Much more easier to understand but difficult to play less room for error.Obviouly the endgame isthe most difficult to play but easy to understand.very little room for error                           

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1306

    Ira755

    MY point is maybe persons should have ratings for each different portion of the game.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1307

    Ira755

    Maybe from apractical point of view that would not work but would be helpfil for the individual.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1308

    jrolder

    Ira, Igor Khmelnitsky's "Chess exam and training guide" gives you exactly what you're asking for. It pointed out that my positional understanding was at expert level but my tactics were class D. After a focused training in that area of weakness my rating went up some 300 points.

    Full disclosure: I won't receive a dime should you buy the book, nor will any of my friends or family.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1309

    OTBPractice

    joeyson wrote:

    wow ppl

    just play

    ratings dont even matter

    And this is why you have a rating under 1000.  Some people play this game to get to a certain rating, my personal goal is to become an FM. 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1310

    Grobzilla

    OTBPractice wrote:
    joeyson wrote:

    wow ppl

    just play

    ratings dont even matter

    And this is why you have a rating under 1000.  Some people play this game to get to a certain rating, my personal goal is to become an FM. 

    So, what you're saying is that he has a low rating because it's directly linked to his level of desire for a higher rating? Well, I really, really wanna be a Super-GM. I desire it greatly. Now let me do my "I Dream of Jeannie" nod 'n' blink, and pow(!), I'm a Super-GM. I just can't figure why you only shot for FM....?

    Maybe you'll forgive my tone if you take into consideration the *myriad* of reasons why a player might currently have a low rating and not try to shame them.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1311

    zutey

    why the **** is this website so ******* **** every single game is buggy and ******* laggy cant even finish game coz peices get stuck to my cursor *** is that

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1312

    AndyClifton

    Some of us find that charming.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1313

    pellik

    The lag or the endearing language and grammar?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1314

    waffllemaster

    zutey wrote:

    why the **** is this website so ******* **** every single game is buggy and ******* laggy cant even finish game coz peices get stuck to my cursor *** is that

    Don't use netscape grandpa.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1315

    AndyClifton

    Oh, was netscape a self-censoring browser?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1316

    SumoZebra

    I was once in a tournament that had my incorrect rating(191) when it was actually 426 or something. I got to play a 998, the highest rated in the tournament. He underestimated me because he thought I was bad, but I whooped him.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1317

    eddysallin

    once played a 1850 rated player,i was 1650. reached an end game of oppossing bishops and a/b/ f pawn vs. my b/f pawn. controlling a1-b2(black squares)w/ my king and protecting my 2 pawns(f4/b2)w/ a bishop, this was a draw-HE CARRIED ON FOR 10 MOVES claiming his rating meant he was not only a better chess but also he was supposed to win! Of course "FISHER" w/ draw this game---talk about mis-placed entitlement!   What counts is what u feel about playing this game.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1318

    johnmusacha

    AndyClifton wrote:

    Oh, was netscape a self-censoring browser?

    Oh hell no, Netscape was not self-censoring.  When I was growing up in the 90's Netscape Navigator was porn central for me!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1319

    deadastronauts

    All I could ever find in the 90's was pr0n on BBSs.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1320

    johnmusacha

    Yeah it was like grainy 35k size .jpg photos but pr0n nonetheless to me at that age haha.


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