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but there is one more feature which chess.com does not have : full screen feature.
in chesscube, we can enlarge our chessboard to completely fill our screen but in chess.com , it is not possible. i would really like this feature being added to chess.com .
maxine_aue: i don't know, but I had made steadily gain in my cubits (got around 8k) but few months ago, it doesn't seem to keep going up, it got stuck.
But I think it is because at login it gives you 25 cubits, but few months ago it used to give 25 + lots of small bonuses for stupid things like "play 1 game" or "play 1 tournament".
I prefer Chess.com.
Thanks for the info. I did notice that we no longer get the cubit bonuses for playing one rated game or entering one tournament. I used to sign up for a tournament then log off before it started, just to get the free cubits haha.
But, this is how it is now: we only get 140 cubits gross for winning a 100 cubit game. This means the house is taking a 60 cubit cut. I think last year we got 185 gross for winning a 100 cubit game.
Am I remembering this wrong?
The only time they take no cut or a negative one is when VIPs play games for free, or when VIPs play a 25 cubit prize game.
The ONE AND ONLY thing in which I feel chesscube is better than chess.com is that players can play Live Chess960 there.Chesscube is no match for chess.com in most of the other significant aspects tho, like simplicity, security, maintenance, active forum, more titled players, livestream tv, articles, groups/team, correspondense chess etc etc etc.. and most of all, the cubit system of chesscube is a pain in the neck..
i say chesscube
i liked the cubit system that was a few years ago know its shit but im a vip and i dont have that kind of problem plus i can earn chess videos buy playing and not paying on chesscube the players are stronger of course chess.com has tactics trainers but i go to chesstempo for tactic which there if you have a premium account is better for chess metor i use the chess combat simulator or try to make a plan from a position in a master game.The tournaments are better the server hasent annoyed me like chess.com.And what i like the most is that the rating system is better then chess.com.
The only up side is that chess.com has a forum that most players read only reason why im here.
chesscube seems to be more aggressive in seeking your money...
no, in y opinion, chesscube is much better. chess.com sucks. you can see it on your own : http://www.chesscube.com/register/?referrer=konstantino07
I was a regular Chesscube user. Not anymore. I now prefer Chess.com for various reasons:
Overall, Chess.com is straightforward, very user friendly, is designed and works in the best interest of Chess.
Chess.com: 9 out of 10 (-1 for the ordinary user interface, sorry )
Chesscube: 6 out of 10 (without its attractive user interface, it would barely get 4)
I like chesscube because its ratings are closer to fide ratings.
But chesscom is my main chess site.
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