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Drakath Puzzle


  • 13 months ago · Quote · #1

    Ledgermayne1234

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  • 13 months ago · Quote · #2

    shoopi

    This is one of the worst things I've seen around here.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #3

    Supreme_Commander_FS

    Umm.... Black played HORRIBLY. All black had to do was move the king straight back, not off to the side...

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #4

    TheGrobe

    That's OK, White played poorly too.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #5

    Supreme_Commander_FS

    Good point.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #6

    ChezBoy

    Hmmmmm. Some better moves, but nice puzzle.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #7

    Ledgermayne1234

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  • 13 months ago · Quote · #8

    heinzie

    Cries

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #9

    BigDoggProblem

    shoopi wrote:

    This is one of the worst things I've seen around here.

    They need a moderator for this forum. Clearly, this idea of just letting people post their own 'puzzles' is not working.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #10

    TheGrobe

    I think that the community moderates itself fairly well in this respect.  This thread's actually a good example.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #11

    TheGrobe

    Now, on the other hand, I believe that anyone who posts a puzzle without putting the solution in but still uses the puzzle board format should be immediately ejected from the site.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #12

    BigDoggProblem

    TheGrobe wrote:

    I think that the community moderates itself fairly well in this respect.  This thread's actually a good example.

    I have other problemist friends who won't go near this forum because so many of the problems are crap.

    Moderation works for the Daily Puzzle; it could work here. Why should unsound problems even get a thread?

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #13

    TheGrobe

    I can understand that.  Maybe a community rating mechanism (at the thread, or at least the post level) could help here.

    If I was running chess.com I wouldn't want to employ a bunch of moderators just to check whether posted puzzles were busted or not, but I would be interested in letting the community vote them down.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #14

    BigDoggProblem

    TheGrobe wrote:

    I can understand that.  Maybe a community rating mechanism (at the thread, or at least the post level) could help here.

    If I was running chess.com I wouldn't want to employ a bunch of moderators just to check whether posted puzzles were busted or not, but I would be interested in letting the community vote them down.

    I was thinking of pre-screening (mod checks before the problem is posted) and you could probably get a volunteer to do it for cheap (like a free subscription).

    But the voting would help, particularly if it was displayed right next to the thread titles in the forum's thread list, and also prominently next to the posted problem(s).

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #15

    TheGrobe

    TheGrobe wrote:

    Now, on the other hand, I believe that anyone who posts a puzzle without putting the solution in but still uses the puzzle board format should be immediately ejected from the site.

    You know, thinking about this a little more, chess.com should simply revert puzzles that don't actually have any moves to basic diagrams automatically.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #16

    ESSENCETAPSKULL123

    lol, weirz puzzie, never sean anysang like it's.... Frown


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