14718 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 don't feel offended easily, but I feel offended if my opponent suggests that I should resign. After all, at 1300 standard, I'm not a strong player, but I certainly should know enough of chess to decide for myself if I see any purpose in playing on. My reaction to this is disabling chat and playing on until mate.
I JUST FINISHED A GAME A WEEK AGO WHERE I THOUGHT ITS TIME INDEED FOR ME TO RESIGN.JUST THEN MY OPPONANT MADE A BLUNDER THAT LED TO MY WINNING THE GAME.
UNLESS YOUR IN A MATE IN ONE OR TWO MOVE SITUATION,I THINK ONE SHOULD CONTINUE. A LOSS IN MATERIAL IS NOT SUFFICIENT REASON TO RESIGN IN MY OPINION. EXCERSIZE YOUR BRAIN MATTER TO HOPEFULLY PULL OFF A WIN.
How about a quiet, yet convincing yawn?
Well, if it were my friend and the person asked me to resign, I would do it. However, if it were left up to me, I would usually play on. After all, if you enjoy chess, you would play as long as possible!!hehe Anyways, I have resigned early a couple of times and it just leaves me feeling like something is missing. LIKE it was really not a lost on my part. If my opponent is going to win, let it be shown on the record that he won through good game play all the way until he checkmates me!!hehe
There is a very fine line here. It really depends on how simple the position is. For instance, if my opponent was, say, a rook down in the middle game, I would hardly expect him/her to resign. But if my opponent was a rook down, and it was a king and rook vs. king situation (an extremely simple endgame that virtually every tournament player knows) I would be rather irritated if he/she didn't resign. Even so, though, I think there is never a time where it is polite to suggest that your opponent should resign. If your opponent wants to waste his/her time playing a totally lost position, you really shouldn't give a darn.
When your opponent refuses to resign and is bugging you, just do what Teary does:
In the case of the game: Ish vs Tears Var Lan 1-0 I understand, the person is a stubborn ...
If he doesnt want to resign TORTURE THEM AND MAKE THEM PAY!!!
LoL good game! As the Scotch say ... "Nay Bother"! (or Neigh Bother)
What is considered rude in tournaments, or clubs, is one thing, but on line it is really so dependent on who you are playing. If you don't know them - how do you know what they will condisder rude?
Personally, I think it is presumptious to resign in the assumption that, "your opponent must want you to, but for some reason they have not seen fit to draw your attention to their boredom." If I found myself wanting someone else to resign I would either control my impatience or ask them to resign. Preferably the former.
I am usually dissapointed if my opponent resigns. But then, I know I am not typical so I do not consider it rude if they resign, just a bit of a missed opportunity for me to play the game out to the end.
Like slaughter, sometimes chess is messy, but you have no-one to blame but yourself if you are faced with a drawn out messy kill rather than a quick one.
2/27/2015 - Securing The Win
by fatdiaperboy a few minutes ago
What would be the rating of a top chess player in the late 1800s today
by Devilish_Bad_Games 2 minutes ago
by kaynight 3 minutes ago
by I_Am_Second 3 minutes ago
Tal Style #2
by Groucho_Allen 3 minutes ago
India more intelligent than America !!!!!!
by BMeck 4 minutes ago
Chessbazaar's Dubrovnik 4" crimson problem?
by JackieMatra 7 minutes ago
Admins: Spam alert, you may wish to check this
by superman0101 12 minutes ago
is there any web site or archive to download chess game collections
by kco 16 minutes ago
by eciruam 17 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!