18566 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
Which leades us to about 8,680,000 members!!
Well, we should delete the inactive acccounts so we can have a proper count.
Maybe they'll lower their memberships as a result of all these members.
99 bucks for a membership is pretty steep.
You don't need to pay for a diamond membership. It's optional. However I wish this site were paying members only, it would probably remove 80% of the cheaters.
I agree with that.
We will soon have 23,000 new accounts!
9 million members. Let's do some math.Assume just 1% of them are Diamond Members, 1% are Platinum members, and 1% are Gold Members.1% of 9 million is, of course, 90,000.90,000 members x $99 year = $8,910,000 (Diamond revenue)90,000 members x $49 year = $4,410,000 (Platinum revenue)90,000 members x $29 year = $2,610,000 (Gold revenue)Total Membership Revenue = $15,930,000Total Revenue from Ads = ?And 1% for each is most likely on the low side. (Maybe not though... I really have no idea. Maybe it's on the high side and only 1 out of every 200 players pay for the additional features.)Either way, that seems like more than enough revenue to support a decent server with no lage, hire some competent programmers to fix bugs and update features, etc. I'd love to see their balance sheets.
ya 8.9 million cheats
You must be intoxicated! 80% ?!? I understand there is a problem with cheating, and it's amplified for those at your level. What about the rest of us, which is a majority of the site?
If the detection system doesn't work adequately enough for you, you could start your own site.
Things must be getting pretty bad if someone managed to rile Al...
That is why I suggest a hundred dollars bond when joining up this site.
Think he been living in Coata Rica for too long ...?
Moving soon. Authorities are catching up.
(pool coming with)
Is it a Para Rubber pool type ?
It's been one poolside resort after another since finding the envelope full of travelers checques under the door just before the big fire.
5/1/2016 - Suffocation Mating Pattern
by zafman00 2 minutes ago
Local TV news covers Larry Christiansen simul in Boston
by gabridoodle 6 minutes ago
There are COUNTRIES MISSING
by badenwurtca 6 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Champions
by Mitmir 7 minutes ago
Post your best miniatures here
by kkl10 9 minutes ago
A way to undo a move?
by noahs_dad 12 minutes ago
Losing against weak opponents vs. winning against stronger opponents
by Reb 12 minutes ago
by Harish73 13 minutes ago
Is chess.com also sexmaniacsnperverts.com?
by DivineDestruction 14 minutes ago
Somebody in a tournament found a way to win a pawn
by pfren 16 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 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!