13304 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
If you are watching two players that are considerably stronger than you analyzing a game do you chime in and ask "Could you have played ____ in this position?" etc
I do. I find that most strong players are more than willing to answer the occasional question as long as you're not trying to take over their analysis session.
I play in Ponziani Power group for vote chess and quite often two strong players are disucssing a move or a variation and someone chimes in and asks a question and we Welcome the question or questions.
I chime in on anything I have an opinion about. Including your thread
This is certainly good practice, as long as the questions are not completely irrelevant at their level of play
Any question is ok as long as the person asking is sincere. [and in my experience the person asking has always been sincere].
Of course, if it is two supergrandmasters who are studying a game then
questions might not be allowed.
I think I can honestly say that if I saw Nakamura and Aronian analyzing a game and I had a question I'd probably ask.
They might tell me to shut up, or they might answer.
I wouldn't ask 50 questions, but I'd ask one or two.
i'd have 50 questions to ask, but i think most they would just look at me and ignore me.
Aronian seems like he might answer though. During the last WC match I replied to a facebook post of his and I asked if he thought that 12 games was enough and he gave me a rather nice explanation of what he thought and why.
Naka...well, I'm a fan. But he might just glare depending on his mood.
No, I wouldn't; I wouldn't want to interrupt them. Now, if one had just played me then some questions might be in order!
by abrahampenrose 3 minutes ago
Why do my opponents always try to pin my horses?
by subtleattack 20 minutes ago
how do I find my record against a specific opponent?
by RonaldJosephCote 24 minutes ago
10/6/2015 - No Interest In Her
by Haunted_Owl1 33 minutes ago
Chess rating system
by itchyscrodem4U 60 minutes ago
Need Help analyzing a specific position
by logozar 62 minutes ago
Little help on this please.
by MrKornKid 66 minutes ago
Reporting Moderation Abuse
by Facebook 66 minutes ago
How to get figurine algebraic notation on Word 2010
by Trevor-D 73 minutes ago
Soviet Cheating in FIDE Competition: Keres-Botvinnik, 1948, Pt 3
by DogOnTheRoad 84 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 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!