14340 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!
This thread makes me really mad. I can't tell if I'm madder at the drunken idiot who decided to pick a fight and spew his garbage on the forums while ruining the mood of a very good blog post, or the arrogant 2100 who responds to the idiots by being "ironically sarcastic".
There will be no more of this disgusting behavior or I will have the forum mods lock this thread and no one will have the last word then.
Karl?! You're back! You're as silly as ever.
Some forum posters earn respect; others earn disrespect. I have earned open hostility from those who have shown themselves worthy of disrespect. I'm not certain why that should cause me any concern.
If you cannot post in this thread, you might try http://www.chess.com/forum/view/community/come-here-if-youve-been-blocked-by-ziryab.
Very common and useful techinique (often missed by decent club players), with an added example of how it it might come into play irl.
I don't see how this could draw any negative comment, but whatever.
It was the original title of the thread ("shameless self-promotion") combined with the links to my Chess Skills blog that brought down the ire of the self-righteous.
If it quacks like a duck, walks like a duck and even looks like a duck then you can be pretty damn sure its a frigging duck.
7/22/2014 - Mate in 3
by asmisma a few minutes ago
Unable to delete msg
by soupram a few minutes ago
If I quit a team, what happens to pending games?
by ChezBoy 2 minutes ago
11/24/2007 - Magnificent Mate in 7
by knightkrawlirr 8 minutes ago
i have not found a chess teacher
by returnofxpchesser 9 minutes ago
Time Control Changes?
by AstroChessPilot 12 minutes ago
Post You're Chess Sets
by ChezBoy 12 minutes ago
Wooden Chess Sets in India
by crazyim5 14 minutes ago
What is you quickest checkmate ever?
by matthew_b_rook 14 minutes ago
BTB's Daily Puzzal: Puzzal #5
by Wappinschaw 18 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!