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Isn't it rude to offer a draw when you are losing?

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IanBrettCooper

The only time I ever offer a draw is if I think it might be a draw. Offering a draw when your opponent is up 2 or more points is, in my opinion, either unsporting (trying to gain a draw in a losing position, or trying to throw one's opponent off his/her game), stupid (not understanding when one clearly has a losing position), rude (thinking one's opponent is stupid), or a joke (jokes don't belong in chess). Either way, it doesn't reflect well on the player making the "offer".

Duke_of_Zork

You lost me with "jokes don't belong in chess".

LitterPicker

Lost me with "down".

IanBrettCooper
LitterPicker wrote:

Lost me with "down".

Sorry. Meant "up".

(edit) Fixed.

IanBrettCooper
Duke_of_Zork wrote:

You lost me with "jokes don't belong in chess".

They're only okay if they're on the board.

Interrupting the game to make a joke is unsporting.

Fastlose

It is bro