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My account is restriced, so I have to wait 5 minutes between games. I just don't get it.I always played fairly, never refused a challenge, I never abord games, I never wait too long to play (not more than a normal thinking time), I never laughed on someone nor insulted anyone.All I can see that I did ''wrong'' is to refuse a guy that was forcing me to resign. I like to play games till the end (please don't tell me it is wrong, a game SHOULD end at the end. If you want to win, prove you can.) And moreover, this game finished by a draw, so, I had no reason to resign.It is pretty frustrating to play fairly, to respect the rule, and be restricted anyways.
You disconnect in over 40% of your games.
That's surely not fun for your opponents. If you play more games (without disconnecting, etc.), the restriction will automatically go away.
More detail can be found here: http://support.chess.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/171/0/fair-play-policy
You don't have to resign just because somebody says to. You also don't have to except challenges if you don't want to. Those things won't be counted against you.
I never disconnected... If I did, it was a computer problem, and for sure I reconnected to finish the game...
So disconnecting and reconnecting really does count as unfair play, interesting.
@FrancisRicher it doesn't matter if its intentional or accidental, it still counts.
My account is restriced, so I have to wait 5 minutes between games. I just don't get it.I always played fairly, never refused a challenge, I never abord games, I never wait too long to play (not more than a normal thinking time), All I can see that I did ''wrong'' is to refuse a guy that was forcing me to resign. I like to play games till the end and moreover, this game finished by a draw, so, I had no reason to resign.please tell me how can i be play chess in a proper way reather then I need to wait for 5 minutes after every game.
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