How to know when to Resign

  • #101

    So definitely an insult then!

  • #102

    Not resigning and waiting out time in live chess is a gesture, I often see.

    Even if it's just the last 20 seconds, they will let the clock run down without making a move = GESTURE.

  • #103

    Yeah there's not much you can do if they shamefully just let the clock run down, but if they keep giving you the move...

  • #104

    never resign!!

    http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=890508520

     

    about to be mated, I checked with a rooksack & dude froze for 1.4 lol!

    bwahahahaha won on time   he said "genius!"

  • #105

    why the hell was that an insult? Saying "Thanks" is too hard?

  • #106

    Because you head a group which encourages troll-like behaviour; trolls are the plauge of internet forums. 

  • #107

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL.

  • #108
    RainbowRising wrote:

    Because you head a group which encourages troll-like behaviour; trolls are the plauge of internet forums. 

    Hear hear.

  • #109

    okay Sir Troll, you are the plauge of the internet!

  • #110

    Hehe...I think the moment you think you can't win from there on...

  • #111

    listen guys, the hardest insult of all times. Make sure you are sitting on a safe seat: " hi Rainbow, nice troll games. You are the bullet king!"

  • #112
    RainbowRising wrote:

    Because you head a group which encourages troll-like behaviour; trolls are the plauge of internet forums. 

    Well, to be fair, he doesn't "head" the group. He's a member. Which of course is no less prestigious, but it means it isn't fair to criticize him for heading the group.

  • #113

    Horse puckies.

  • #114

    Understand that you dislike people who do not resign in lost positions; nevertheless i think it is bad sportmanship to mess with your opponent the way you did, especially in game 1.

  • #115

    I think it is bad sportmanship to use premove to run your lone K around the board ;)

  • #116

    I think that when your opponent gets a fifth queen, you'd better resign.

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