12031 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!
Conditional moves are a luxury, though, and purely non-essential. It's entirely your option to use them. There doesn't need to be a submit button, because the user has to click "Conditional Moves" to make them. The conditional-moves feature isn't for someone who isn't exactly sure what moves he wants to make.
I rather like the feature. I even tried it out myself in a game, but my opponent chose a different line. But in my opinion, that one feature doesn't make the site any worse for joining... perhaps makes it somewhat better even.
con/moves is great,best for slow movers , gives them more moves to think about
There is a circumstance where conditional moves is alot like experimentally moving pieces around on a chessboard; this can reveal things about a position that otherwise wouldn't be known.
I kind of like the "risk" of the conditional moves to try and limit this kind of experimentation at least a little.
I use conditional moves a lot. Keeps the game moving when there is an obvious series of moves. Premium members are also allowed to enter multiple lines of conditional moves. I have sometimes entered five or more different lines. I find some amusement visualizing my opponent who probably assumes I have entered only one line sitting there going how the bleep did he know what I was going to do when a series of conditional moves goes on for 4 or 5 moves through viable alternatives. Although, I have also invested a lot of time in entering multiple lines of conditional moves only to get the first move wrong and have all that effort go for nothing - except education I suppose.
haha...Sorg67 me too! I've come a LONG way on this issue and the analyze window in combination with the conditional moves is probably the single best feature of this site. I just wish we could play out a line in analyzer and paste it into conditional moves. THAT I might pay for.
Admins: Porn troll alert - ban them!
by RonaldJosephCote a few minutes ago
11/22/2014 - Pinned But Still Wins
by zyzh a few minutes ago
Anand is being paid to throw the WCC
by johnnydean237 5 minutes ago
Who's your fav in the Top Ten?
by Adilbala 8 minutes ago
I Don't Understand Ruy Lopez Positions
by DrSpudnik 9 minutes ago
Staunton-Cochrane Sicilian, "Sicilian killer"
by ParadoxOfNone 9 minutes ago
how to not get so mad?
by EscherehcsE 12 minutes ago
My Best Chess Game Yet... Needs Analysis!
by TitanCG 12 minutes ago
Kings Gambit: Theory
by jetfighter13 13 minutes ago
Why would anyone play the French defense?
by DrSpudnik 15 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!