12170 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!
I do understand that players with low ratings are inferior to those with higher ratings.
But I guess, THIS is not a reason to abort a game that is already in place.
If hubristic players do not want to play with mediocre players, may I remind them that there is a setting that they can change to their liking.
Good fact mate.
calling the attention of chess.com!!!
I found this on a similar thread. Hope this might help!
With each game you play without keeping your opponent waiting, aborting the game or disconnecting from the game, the restriction will lower.After playing games fairly and without breaking the policy, the restriction will stop and you'll be able to play normally again.
btw may I know the reason why there is an "abort" button to begin with? :D
There's an abort button incase you screw up, pressed the wrong seek, accidently make a game or if it's unrated and u want rated etc.
Why not change it to "Screw Up" button?
Or better yet "IDIOT" button! lol!
The fair play policy tries to make sure that frequent aborters get restrictions and this seems to have decreased the number of abort & abandon incidents. It probably has a learning curve.
How does fair play policy works?
Is there a minimum number of "abortions" before you get flagged?
They do not disclose the exact algorithm but it should be something like that, yes.
You can find official information about it here:
I have just aborted two games against a player I have played eight times. Surely that's all right? As far as I know the games came up randomly and I would rather play someone else.
NEW GAME (372857495) - akapora vs. CardinaldeAjedrez (10 0 rated) (win: 17, draw: 4, loss: -9)
GAME ABORTED - akapora vs. CardinaldeAjedrez
akapora has left the chat.
Another "abortionist"!!! :D
GAME ABORTED - anathemaniac555 vs. ErickTal
NEW GAME (374292250) - blackpurl vs. ErickTal (10 0 rated) (win: 168, draw: 34, loss: -99)
GAME ABORTED - blackpurl vs. ErickTal
hubris [ˈhjuːbrɪs], hybris
NEW GAME (379801132) -pinoypusher vs. 596h (10 0 rated) (win: 26, draw: 7, loss: -12)
GAME ABORTED - pinoypusher vs.596h
596h has left the chat.
what's with all the creepers?
by ConnorMacleod_151 a few minutes ago
Bugs On Chess.com
by WildTigress a few minutes ago
Hello GM, Penguin is Carlsen
by With_every_step 4 minutes ago
8/21/2014 - Movsesian vs A.Korobov, Moscow, 2004
by Lady69 16 minutes ago
8/17/2014 - A.Shirov - J. Lapinski, Daugavpils, 1990
by Newba 21 minutes ago
30 Day Diamond Refund
by nobodyreally 23 minutes ago
8/20/2014 - Cheparinov vs Branko Macanga, Vukovar, 2001
by Newba 23 minutes ago
My best games
by M_Sameer2010 37 minutes ago
how did this game escalate so fast?
by shell_knight 48 minutes ago
# of rated players worldwide ?
by hicetnunc 51 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!