Why I pay for chess.com
The reason I pay for chess.com isn't because of all the premium tools you get, or that little icon above your name that makes your look smart and a good player;) The reason I pay for chess.com, is because when I see the effort and work that goes into this website, I think to myself theres no chance on this earth anyone would offer all this for free!! So my subcription is more of a donation to say thanks for making my chess come back alive via the net. I understand people will think why pay for it when it's free. I just like giving a little back to show my appreciation for the work that really goes on here.