11564 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 personally do NOT like the new Live chess setup. if you agree with me please say so here and maybe we can change their mind.
NO i dont agree ,,,the new live chess is much better specially that u can control all the setting while u r in live chess AND much easier to find an opponet and creating games...
A convincing argument.
it's like a pair of new shoes!
you'll get used to it bro!
just like i did and it only took me about 5 mins.
I was stoked when I saw the new live chess, it looks awesome, you get a bigger board and it's easier to follow. All I can do is thank Chess.com for their generosity to the free members. Relax, you'll get used to it.
I don't like it and will be stop paying my membership soon unless I can use the previous one. I can't find out how to get the board to fit the screen and just want to be able to look up and issue challenges for the amount of time I can play for. It is not much to ask. I wish they had just left it.
I greatly dislike the fact that the board size changed without me choosing to do so. One gets used to a certain size of board (as well as other aspects of its appearance) and it is a really bad idea to impose a change on users without them having the option to leave it like it is. I am not even sure there is a way to make the size and appearance of the board close enough to what I am familiar with to make it comfortable to use. If chess.com ignore this point, it will clearly show they don't care about the experience of their users.
If you use the gear wheel icon next to the chat tab then click on Style you can adjust the board size in there (and save settings).
How about starting with explaining what you dont like about it? Just saying "go back to the old way" when there are clear improvments over the old way isn't going to sway anyone, and makes you look like a troll. But, if you discuss what you actually don't like, your opinion will gain more respect.
ok, kohai. Easy to miss that since the option is not available in one of the modes (and is only accessible through that inconspicuous cog in the other mode. And even then takes no effect until you save settings - why not immediately?)
Please see the update/edit at the bottom of the Development blog post...
The fact that I had no idea that post existed suggests that the information is not being provided in the ideal way for users (i.e. where they will find it if they need it). When such radical changes are introduced, surely the thing to do is make all the information that people might need (not very much really) very prominently linked from the page they see? Not difficult to implement, really.
The new layout deprives a member the freedom to choose the rating range he wants to play.
As long as I can play chess I'm fine. I think the create game controls are a little harder but I'm sure I'll get used to it.
I too like the old version where I can chose the highest rating of the opponent I want to play.
The new updated version does not allow me to set the highest rating of the opponent I want to play.
We adjusted the ratings-range control for new Seeks!
You now have two fields to specify EITHER a relative range for your own rating ( “-50” & “+100” for instance), or an absolute range (“1400” & “1600” for example). The only restriction is that, either way, the range must include your own rating.
Sexism in chess.com?
by corrijean a few minutes ago
Kings Gambit: Theory
by MainlineNovelty 2 minutes ago
DGT North American Chess Clock, dont know how it works, help please
by Martin_Stahl 9 minutes ago
The power of 2 Rooks against a queen
by shell_knight 10 minutes ago
What rating can you expect after learning how the pieces move?
by Conflagration_Planet 12 minutes ago
not currently available for live games
by ObsidianShadow 13 minutes ago
Carlsen's next opponent in the WCC match
by Mersaphe 14 minutes ago
Magnus Vs Anand WCC 2014
by Conflagration_Planet 15 minutes ago
Keene - Botvinnik 1966
by Crazychessplaya 18 minutes ago
How to get to 2000 from 1900
by BigKingBud 20 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 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!