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people play on in dead drawn positions (having rejected 3 draw offers while a pawn down in a 4v3 rook endgame) just to run the other person out on time...
Is there no professionalism in online blitz?
I believe the professionals only offer one draw, not three
I suppose it's one of the unpleasant things about online blitz you're just going to have to tolerate. After all, it isn't against the rules to decline a draw offer.
What ended up happening was that I gave up my extra pawn to trade all the pawns off the board to end with KR vs. KR, and that's when I offered my final draw. Of course, he refused.
.... coaches are lying about themselves.
I am in an interesting rapid game and the phone rings. I handle the call fairly quickly, but still lose in time pressure.
All KR vs. KR endgames without one side being able to capture a rook immediately are dead drawn. But yes, I no longer have mercy in online chess anymore. If I have time, I purposely promote many queens and slowly smother my opponent (avoiding stalemate of course).
I really gotta learn KBN vs. K...then I can be a real d*ck.
How do I beat a 2000+?
by chessdude46 a few minutes ago
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by Doorvagarg 7 minutes ago
What happens if your opponent dies at the chessboard ?
by SicilianSveshnikov 9 minutes ago
1800s(USCF) Noob or strong?
by varelse1 10 minutes ago
I Don't See the Point of the Touch-Move Rule
by December_TwentyNine 12 minutes ago
Why did you choose the username you have?
by Depthless_Lala 16 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by December_TwentyNine 18 minutes ago
Premove in Online Correspondence Chess
by MeTristan 34 minutes ago
New member needs opinions on this chess board.
by OldChessDog 34 minutes ago
Bumping Old Threads
by MeTristan 37 minutes ago
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