10698 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!
So what scam is everybody talking about?
Play the best moves you can, don't instill bad habits in your opponent by playing sub-optimal moves. There is no point teaching them incorrect sacrifices and poor, trappy defensive maneuvers.
The only thing I let them do that I wouldn't let a better player do is take back moves that are serious blunders, or mention to them that they have a tactic, but I let them find it for themselves so they actually learn.
peranto wrote:How does HE remind you of me???
I think:"He reminds me of AriesKingsays"
half of this thread could be of genuine interest for a person new to chess but the other half ie this ongoing row will only put them off see the big picture folks
I was a nooby once. I think about all the good players i'd sometimes beat, because they underestimsted me.
That keeps me from making the same mistakes they did.
recently at my chess club we had a father bring his young dauhter to play one of our stronger players offered hr a game and it was a pleasure to see how he made a small positional error and praised her when she took advantage we all felt he did the error deliberatly and later he agreed but to see the look of pleasure on that childs face as she sent his king on a walk to his demise was well worth the ribbing he took
that chid has found a love for the game and i thank him for giving her that
Admins: Spam alert, you may wish to check this
by MSC157 a few minutes ago
Chess.com users should be REQUIRED to use REAL NAMES.
by KnightAndMove 2 minutes ago
blitz/bullet rating is the only thing that matters in internet chess
by najdorf96 4 minutes ago
by tkbunny 4 minutes ago
How long have you been a member of Chess.com?
by RonaldJosephCote 5 minutes ago
A Positional Puzzle.
by ChessOptimist 8 minutes ago
How I improved my rating from 1000 to 1500+ in 12 months
by Chicken_Monster 8 minutes ago
mate in 6
by rock-onn 12 minutes ago
Best excuse for losing
by MuhammadAreez10 18 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Chess Champions
by MuhammadAreez10 19 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!