17078 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 have tried to watch Dan Heisman's last show but had to give up because of an ad than popped up over and over again. Is that part of livestream tv or unique to my experience?
The only way to prevent the ads is to use something like ad blocker or adblocker plus. This will also take care of annoying delays from cdn.optimize.com.
I thought erik didn't like it if we use adblocker.
^ Could be, but I got the idea from Danny Rensch on one of his shows when someone was complaining about the ads. All I know is that it works.
With my sluggish connection, withouth adblocker cdn.optimizly.com makes the site almost unusable for me.
I wouldn't mind the occasional ad, but the one I cited was present almost constantly and too obtrusive for me to follow the program. Of course, I understand others may not be bothered by it. I am surprised NoScript doesn't block the ads.
What browser do you use? I have chrome and have never seen an ad on chess.com (apart from the one before livestream starts).
Scottrf, I use Firefox and have never seen ads before, either. It was only with the Heisman video that I tried to watch that the ads were there.
This stops it
That will not help him as he is using Firefox.
Ealdor, this is the add-on you want to install: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I have been using it for years and wouldn't browse the web with out it.
Thanks to Kohai and lxusr. I did install adblock plus and found the Heisman video popup-free.
Anyone been seeing strange behavior in quick play
by mind_teaser a few minutes ago
english chess tournament
by hsong1 120 seconds ago
clock in live chess is to fast now!
by hsong1 3 minutes ago
QGA--What do you do if Black tries to keep pawn?
by Skynet 4 minutes ago
Fun puzzle from my game
by Omega_Doom 4 minutes ago
What Oppening is Most Effective?
by Prologue1 6 minutes ago
How was this game not drawn?
by chessbeginner77 6 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Top 10
by 17rileyc 8 minutes ago
Looking for opponent to try particular line
by houstonian 10 minutes ago
How do I switch to old chess.com on iPhone?
by chessweb101 11 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!