10 things that will happen if you play chess with someone who doesn't know how.

  • #41

    I have to pay that one .

  • #42

    They will play the accelerated Parham

     

    And claim it beats everything.

  • #43

    They move their king back and forth 3 times and claim 3 move repetition.

    they castle kingside and put the rook on e1 and king on h1. 

    You knock over your king accidently reaching for a piece and they claim a win because you resigned.

    They claim an illegal move when you castle queenside.

    Bishops change colors as they move along the diagonal

    Knight suddenly move in strange L shapes. both bigger and smaller. 

    They claim winning chances with a bare king

    They have or know someone that has a secret opening that can beat anyone.

    They have never lost a game before.


    true stories! Coaching kids I have heard all these and more. 

  • #44

    Tim beau...lighten up mate...just a bit of fun!

  • #45

    You'll feel bad after a few games of killing them and let them win.

  • #46

    hmm..

  • #47
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  • #48

    They will insist that they have seen someone checkmate with only a king and bishop and will gladly try for hours to create such a mate.

  • #49

    They will think rook=queen

  • #50
    Scottrf wrote:

    They are chess jokes, they're hardly going to be sidesplitting.

    +1

  • #51
    TonyH wrote:

    They move their king back and forth 3 times and claim 3 move repetition.

    they castle kingside and put the rook on e1 and king on h1. 

    You knock over your king accidently reaching for a piece and they claim a win because you resigned.

    They claim an illegal move when you castle queenside.

    Bishops change colors as they move along the diagonal

    Knight suddenly move in strange L shapes. both bigger and smaller. 

    They claim winning chances with a bare king

    They have or know someone that has a secret opening that can beat anyone.

    They have never lost a game before.


    true stories! Coaching kids I have heard all these and more. 

    lol, yeah, that sounds like beginner chess kids :)

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