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No the fact that you won the game gives you the win.
No, your opponent timing out gives you the win.
How cool would it be if the live chess interface actually showed the flag falling when a player times out?
Would be great, trippy, and even appeal to the "Nascar" crowd.
I thought that the person who abandons a game automatically loses, therefore you win?
It's also against policy to name and shame here.
No there is a time frame between when a player disconnects and when he is declared to have lost by abandonment. I think it's 120 seconds. I could be wrong. On FICS any disconnection is an automatic forfeit, even if it's just for 1 second.
It would be cooler if instead of flags falling, they were umbrellas.
Yeah that's what I mean by "abandon". If they disconnect for only a few seconds it doesn't necessarily mean they've abandoned the game. It could just mean they have connection problems.
On FICS that depends on whether both players have noescape set. Otherwise the game would simply get adjourned.
What?! Where is this noescape setting and how do I disable it?!
This is why I love ICC. I play pool games if they leave auto win. No aborts either.
in life u can tip your king why is it unfair to resign on this site
7/31/2015 - Slow Progression
by MSC157 2 minutes ago
The Smith-Morra Gambit is clearly the strongest opening.
by pfren 6 minutes ago
why is ruy lopez considered the strongest
by Pr0bl3m 11 minutes ago
A puzzle that can be solved faster who is a woodpusher then the Master
by Vibhav_G 14 minutes ago
Small but useful chess program
by sergeyvl 19 minutes ago
From 800 to over 1000 points
by pilloma 31 minutes ago
What is a good answer to the Ruy Lopez as a sub-2000 player?
by X_PLAYER_J_X 33 minutes ago
Why not b5?
by skotheim2 34 minutes ago
A complex book - Grandmaster Battle Manual by Krotonias
by fburton 34 minutes ago
One word to sum up your perception of chess?
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