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I JUST CAN'T WIN A CHESS GAME!
I had been using ChessMASTER 8000 (which doesn't seem to work on my new pc). On ChessmaSter you are pitted against a number of apponents of various skills. Such as a college student of moderate chess ability, a high school student etc and a 5 year old girl scout.
They all wooped me!!!!!. Finally, I CONFRONTED SKIPPY THE CHIMPANZEE, who moved all his pieces totally randomly, without any kind of strategy at all! Skippy mopped the floor with me!!!!
Now I feel a little better after the trouncing; I want to go back in the ring. Hopefully, Chess.com will help. Then I will roar 'BRING ME THAT CHIMP!! I'll murder him!!! HAS ANYBODY SEEN HIM?
Chessmaster lets you make custom opponents. You might try turning down a few of the settings on the chimp
I just won a game against a player whose rating is about 50 points higher than mine. His rating went down, but mine stayed the same. Why would this happen?
how much different does your rating increase/ decrease if you win by time, checkmate, or resign?
My understanding is it doesn't matter - a win is a win and a loss is a loss.
so why do i gain/lose a different amount of points- is it based on the rating of my opponent?
I wouldn't put too much confidence in chessdotcom ratings lol. Alot of factors could affect the rating, such as cheaters. And there seems to be alot of cheaters here on this site. Check out the cheater banned list, it is too much.
Yes. A win against a 1200 may get you five points. a win against a 1300 will get you more.
got it thanks
I signed up in October and I wasn't given a 1200 rating. I started as as unrated. I know someone else who started the same way, so I don't understand why anyone would be given a 1200 r.
The way the normal USCF rating system is if you lose a player, your opponent's rating minus 400 gets factored into yours. If you win, your opponent's rating plus 400 gets factored into yours, If you draw, your opponent's rating gets factored into yours.
The site now shows unrated until you complete a number of games (it may be 5 but I would have to look that up) but you are assigened an initial rating of 1200 and that is used for your first rating calculation/change.
That is only for your first 4 games and an average is taken on those. Later games follow a different formula. I would have to look at the actual regulation (don't know it by heart) but that one is a little different than the normal rating calculation and that may stay in play until you are get an established, non-provisional rating (again, would have to look that point up to verify).
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Admin, remove above comment ^
mad cause i fucked your dad baby?
i gave him dat D
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