Extended Personal Profile

artfizz
Jan 16, 2009, 12:00 AM |
4 | Other

Rating is no means the only factor that people consider in selecting an opponent. We also look for someone we can get along with - win or lose.

The Extended Profile - described here (originally proposed in this discussion http://www.chess.com/forum/view/community/who-is-player-x), is one way of indicating one's chess outlook. If someone is fanatical about using the full rangeof chess.com's Correspondence Chess facilities - and someone else is fanatical about NOT using them - there will be less disappointment all round if, when these two play one another, each is aware of the other person's approach.

EXTENDED PERSONAL PROFILE

Preferred Style of Chess { Tick any that apply }

[ ] Correspondence Chess (“Turn-Based”)

[ ] electronic Over-The-Board (“LiveChess”)

[ ] physical OTB

[ ] some other chess variant

[ ] don’t play chess

 

Correspondence Chess facilities (major) used during a game { Tick any that apply }

[ ] books

[ ] opening databases

[ ] Game Explorer

[ ] the web or other legitimate resource

[ ] none of the above

 

Correspondence Chess facilities (minor) used during a game { Tick any that apply }

[ ] use the Analysis Board

 

Cheating { Tick any that apply }

[ ] get help from 3rd party

[ ] use a Chess Engine

[ ] use End-Game Tables

 

Ease-of-Play / Multiple Game Management facilities { Tick any that apply }

[ ] press SUBMIT to move (i.e. not Touch Move)

[ ] make notes during the game (either on paper or in the Notes tab)

[ ] use the Moves tab to rewind the game

[ ] use the Details tab to show captured pieces

[ ] use the Details tab to flip the board

[ ] display the algebraic co-ordinates on the board

[ ] highlight the square of the last move made

[ ] use Conditional Moves

 

Learning Attitude{ Tick one }

( ) Determined to improve at chess

( ) Social player

( ) Serious player

 

Competitive Attitude{ Tick any that apply }

[ ] Never resign!

[ ] Resign when appropriate

[ ] Let ‘lost’ games time out

 

Speed of play{ Tick one }

( ) Instant ( < 1 hour/move)

( ) Very Fast ( < 3 hours/move)

( ) Fast ( < 6 hours/move)

( ) Average ( < 12 hours/move)

( ) Slow ( > 12 hours/move)

 

Courtesy{ Tick any that apply }

[ ] Say “Hi!” (or equivalent) at start of game

[ ] Say “gg” (or equivalent) at end of game

[ ] Award trophies

 

Verbosity{ Tick one }

( ) Chat freely during game

( ) Chat only if opponent starts chatting

( ) Disable chat

 

Participation in non-Chess-play Activities{ Tick any that apply }

[ ] Post in the forums

[ ] Belong to group(s)

 ARTREF:EXTENDED PERSONAL PROFILE

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