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Because it's immature, akin to throwing a strop. You know your opponent wont take it, it's just a tactic to be a pain in the arse.
If the game is won this 'tactic' is not gonna work and if ur afraid he could have a chance not to lose the game because of a psychologic effect (i don't even think there is one) than the game is obviously not clearly won...
I don't consider a single draw offer to be rude. Only if you do it over and over again, it is.
I don't care if the tactic works, but it's unsporting for someone to resort to that.
IT'S NOT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP it's a few online games for fun =)
If you are in a lost position versus a skilled player, then resign rather than offer draw. It is more respectful.
I would only offer draw if my opponent is in time trouble.
Sometimes I offer a draw in the first few moves of the game because I have to answer the phone.
Against computer 2 in live chess I was up a Queen and offered the computer a draw (because pizza delivery was at my door) and the computer refused.
dude cookiemonster i have that picture on my phone*offtopicabit*
Nice, lol. Once Comp3 drew because of poor queen placement (stalemate).
I have all the computers blocked for that reason.
I wouldn't take it if he was ahead and I offered a draw as a joke, I figured no one would do it or take it seriously, I would feel bad if they did accept it.
So I see your point, that makes sense. thanks for the feedback, it helps to learn what is accepted, I have only been playing a few months, and never before online, so what[s accepted isn't clear. It just sort of reminded me of Monty Python's Black Knight in the Holy Grail,
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