Favourite often-used excuse

guapo_to_its

my connection sucks

knightspawn5

This new format didnt work right, It still has bugs, they moved a piece to the wrong space or you would have been in a lot more trouble than me... 

beardogjones

I was just trying out a new opening variation

stubborn_d0nkey

"its tuesday", works best when its not tuesday

mateologist
beardogjones wrote:

I was just trying out a new opening variation

I wanted to get away from the "book" lines, but i always land on some "Power" lines !!  Yell  

TeraHammer
petitbonom wrote:

Mouse slip.

I want to make this excuse in my next OTB game :-DDDD

heinzie

"I almost swindled you"

Poisonality

"You moved the wrong piece and my brilliant plan went to crap" Tongue out

TonyH

Wife came in the room and I have a  better offer than to play chess Wink

boymaster

"Siri did it!"

boymaster

"But the other guy has a higher rating..."

 

And the most famous...

"Lag." 

platolag

I had a winning position but LOST ON TIME Smile

Crazychessplaya

"You must be a GM."

bcoburn2

I'm still not used to this new site design.

zeitkonig

Congratulations!  You can move the mouse quicker

e4nf3

Last night I stayed at a Holiday Inn.

MichaelGosselin

Let's see, what excuse would I use...

"I forgot that 'Watson' is for Jeopardy!"

"I started with the second move of the combo."

"Freaking adware!"

"Get out of my chess account, Junior!"

ManWithTheAx

"She said she was on the pill!"

damongross

My kid stepped on my reading glasses.

Swarajya

I read somewhere (Maybe on chess.com)

Gary Kasparov's excuse when he lost first time : My opponent is cheatingWink