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The potential barrier to reach a game of chess is significantly lower on the internet than OTB.
If all chess.com users' internet was cut, I guess more than 20% would be forced to go OTB. Laziness is not the same as cowardice (if such a word exists).
Well about timed chess, I decided to play some 10 mins chess on a site called chess.com. Because I worry so much about my ratings on here and what people would think of me I figured that I would get too nervous so I played a 10 min game on chess hotel. It got down to a king and 2 pawn vs a king and 2 pawn endgame and I won on time (I was originally down on time but then I went on a perpetual check ramapge that could of led to mate so I had to make my opponent think a little and eventually I had the time advantage. I won on time with 53 seconds left on my clock.
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I was playing white by the way. Because I felt more relaxed I played much better. How do you think I played?
Your board is broken...
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Just sit down at the table and offer your hand. Be friendly ,confident, cheerfull, and don't be shy about acting like you own the board.... Like A Boss. Have a good time. If you lose , laugh it off and say "Good Game Dude!".
If you win, smile and say "you had me on the ropes a few times, great game".
Then move on. it's only chess for chrissake.
Reached the same position 4 times. Why wasn't there an automatic draw?
by Eagle_M16 3 minutes ago
10/6/2015 - No Interest In Her
by Sun4Ray 5 minutes ago
When non-chess players sell chess equipment -FAIL-
by tmkroll 15 minutes ago
Inviting a friend to live chess
by GEB333 32 minutes ago
No computer can solve this mate in 1, my revenge!!
by admiral_stapler 33 minutes ago
Another new entry in CHESS CLOCKS
by wiscmike 47 minutes ago
What would be the best brake on playing under the influence of alcohol?
by MorraMeister 47 minutes ago
How can consider everything I've learned in a positonal chess game?
by NativeChessMinerals 83 minutes ago
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unfair play warning - for not accepting rematch
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