10613 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 think I used to have an option in my profile to turn on/off "auto-vacation" protection. I understand that vacation rules changed recently. I also see that auto-vacation is still listed as a perk for premium membership. However, I can't see the option in my profile settings anymore?
Have I missed an announcement? Is it permanently enabled? If so, when does it kick in?
Thanks for your assistance.
Have I missed an announcement? Is it permanently enabled? If so, when does it kick in? ...
You may be thinking of the Auto-Win on Time Automatically claim victory when time runs out! (Tournament games always win on time automatically.) option.
I don't recall there ever being an option to switch Auto-Timeout off.
Erik wrote: auto-timeout protection trumps the fact that you can't activate vacation while you have games pending. so while you can't intentionally set yourself on vacation while you have games in progress, we will set you on vacation automatically even if you have games in progress when your time gets too low (around 90 minutes left).
Just so I understand...
I have vacation time left, and I'm going to be without internet access for a few weeks. I have gone through in two tournaments and am waiting for the next round to start.
If the games start while I have no access, will they go on auto-vacation with 90 mins left?
... or do I have to activate something to make this happen?
"Premium Members get auto-vacation protection, so if they don't make it to a computer in time, their account will automatically be set on vacation."
It has been mentioned in the forums that as a premium member you can "intentionally set yourself on vacation while you have games in progress".
I would not test it, unless you can afford the minimum one day charged for each vacation use.
Perhaps someone else can confirm they used this feature/bug recently.
Excellent. Thanks :)
90 minutes is too much. In effect, that means a game started as 1 day per move is not that, but rather 22 hours and 30 min per move. (True, I don't lose the game if I go over the limit, but I lose at least 1 vacation day.)
Can we make it more like 30 min, which is what the alert message I get when it kicks in says anyway?
Bughouse and Live 960?
by manspider29 13 minutes ago
The engine prank
by heinzie 14 minutes ago
Is there a set that will help me beat better players?
by ponz111 15 minutes ago
The Danish Gambit
by ponz111 20 minutes ago
Positional (calm) player vs tactical (sharp) one
by Goob63 23 minutes ago
I broke 1800!
by learningthemoves 32 minutes ago
ADMIN -- Someone deleted the "Egalitarian Troll Society"
by johnmusacha 35 minutes ago
8/27/2014 - The Middle And Final Resting Place
by coolandsuper 39 minutes ago
Who Will Dethrone Magnus When the Time Comes?
by skullyvick 39 minutes ago
by najdorf96 53 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!