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Is it just me, or are blitz ratings deflated here?
I've seen a lot of people with 1300 blitz ratings and 1600+ online ratings.
What do you think and why is this (not) the case?
There are some people like me who royally stink at Blitz
im ~1500 in blitz and 1630 in online
how is it i beat sum 1 but he still won points
blitz is a fun game but it can hurt your normal game
I think maybe a lot of people on here don't play that often on this particular website, so they end up being way better than presented. For instance, I play on chesscube.com all the time, and on the chess cup website, on Chesscube i'm 1790~ and on chess cup i'm 1810~ but on here, i'm 1300 =) lol I only play on here when i'm at work though.
As pepePotato says, blitz can hurt your long game, but if you are recovering from a brain injury like a stroke, it can facilitate your recovery (if you can stand playing 700 chess for a while). I lost about 40 IQ points and got a good chunk of it back blitzing.
Losing in Chess gives more pain than losing in any other sport.
by ilikecapablanca a few minutes ago
Need a bit of help figuring this out
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4/16/2014 - Mate in 3
by Shippen 3 minutes ago
Error in the live software?
by RonaldJosephCote 4 minutes ago
My poor connection has stolen my point softly
by Ronald_Aprianto 4 minutes ago
Different rules based on payment ?
by GreenCastleBlock 4 minutes ago
What would be the average rating for a 13 year old
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old people on chess.com..
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