15693 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!
Does it seem like half of the games you start online end up timing out?
That is anoying but what is worse is that they take a vacation and leave the board on your computer and one can not get rid of it without resigning. I have had this happen in a tournament and have left messages to staff but nothing happens??????
Isn't there a time limit for vacation?
I wish people would time out on me...to get the sweet sweet points...but no...they always come back...bigger, better, stronger, faster
I dislike how my rating is higher than it should be because of people timing out. I like to earn my rating, even if it's low.
Ratings vary quite a lot even over short periods... it would be interesting to have your median rating also in statistics.
I agree, although, maybe mean instead. Median is exaxtly in the middle. If you start out at 700 and play/study well and raise to 2,700, the median should be 1,700. Of course, my example would be baby Kasparov to world champion Kasparov.
Looking for Defensive Tactics Resources....
by SilentKnighte5 2 minutes ago
Post You're Chess Sets
by Jack_Burton 4 minutes ago
7/25/2014 - Sahovic - Karolyi 1986
by randomuser101 10 minutes ago
Only a 40 year break...
by kayak21 10 minutes ago
Position in the Dragon Sicilian
by Douginator 20 minutes ago
a query about kga
by pfren 21 minutes ago
Ponziani: Impractical in non-computer Correspondence Chess?
by johnmusacha 25 minutes ago
by xntric30 31 minutes ago
Time Control Changes?
by Jameswalton101 34 minutes ago
How to analysis game on chromebook
by notmtwain 55 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!