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I was intrigued and puzzled by a player who's rating exceeded 2500 - he was the 11th highest rated player on this site, until he timed out and I won.I later found his account was closed due to cheating. How was he caught? I never think about cheating, it's now that playing chess is about. Losing teaches me how to be a better player. If I cheat, I dont' learn how to improve my game.
The staff prefer that all discussion of cheating is conducted in this group:
Please don't post cheat related posts in the main forum. There is a cheat forum/group designated for this :)
This is one of the reasons that I only play OTB...face to face, man-to-man. No possibility of having another laptop computer running with a top level chess program to consult.
Besides, in my opinion, half of the fun of playing chess is seeing the body language of the opponent...blood, sweat and tears.
For example, don't you just love to see the facial expression and body language of an opponent when you take their queen and they weren't expecting that?
I am by no means a sadist. And, I don't like it at all when the onus is on me. Saying that...always remember...chess is, first and foremost...a "people" game.
White to move, mate in two. I CAN'T SOLVE IT!!!!! HELP!!!!
by 64spreader 12 minutes ago
Your games shallowly and pessimistically analyzed by some guy.
by MarcoBR444 13 minutes ago
Anyone have a link to Cheater_1 vs. Light Force Game?
by the6milliondollarcat 15 minutes ago
Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation
by jengaias 28 minutes ago
People who DO NOT RESIGN in a lost position.
by 64spreader 33 minutes ago
blitz is making me worse!
by mocl125 34 minutes ago
Questions on finding games to study
by Daybreak57 38 minutes ago
How to avoid playing new opponents
by Diakonia 44 minutes ago
Jude Acers' Chessmate
by Darth_Algar 47 minutes ago
What would be the ratings of these players?
by jonnin 49 minutes ago
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