Pass it around

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brfc
Jul 14, 2010, 4:20 AM |
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This is a great survey which I think as a chess.com community should pass round, to show  how we play our chess online and how we use chess.com


Preferred Style of Chess { Tick any that apply }

[X] Correspondence Chess (“Turn-Based”)

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

[X ] 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

[X] Game Explorer

[ ] the web or other legitimate resource

[ ] none of the above


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

[X] 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 }

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

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

[X] use the Moves tab to rewind the game

[X] use the Details tab to show captured pieces

[ ] use the Details tab to flip the board

[X] display the algebraic co-ordinates on the board

[X] highlight the square of the last move made

[X] use Conditional Moves


Learning Attitude{ Tick one }

() Determined to improve at chess

( ) Social player

(X ) Serious player


Competitive Attitude{ Tick any that apply }

[X ] Never resign!

[X] Resign when appropriate

[ ] Let ‘lost’ games time out


Speed of play{ Tick one }

( ) Instant ( < 1 hour/move)

() Very Fast ( < 3 hours/move)

(X ) Fast ( < 6 hours/move)

( ) Average ( < 12 hours/move)

( ) Slow ( > 12 hours/move)


Courtesy{ Tick any that apply }

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

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

[ ] Award trophies


Verbosity{ Tick one }

(X) Chat freely during game

( ) Chat only if opponent starts chatting

( ) Disable chat


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

[X] Post in the forums

[X] Belong to group(s)