13247 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!
I don't mind losing - it's part of learning. Why do so many opponents in live chess see fit to give me grief if I make a mistake or am in a losing position?
I don't really give a hoot, about the nature of the comments, but some of the people on here deserve a 'red card' for unbecoming conduct.
You should lose rating points for being downright cheeky and rude. No need, esp from players with a decent rating >1300+.
As rating increases, players definitely do not get more polite. Almost the opposite, so I've found!
I have to say that I do run into this from time to time. I would either let it go or disable chat. I don't know about you, but I prefer not to chat while I'm playing anyway, it decreases my concentration on the game.
If I win, I'm a cheater. If I lose, I'm an abomination to the human race.
You can't go wrong with this kind of encouragement!
Moral of the story: Laugh or disable chat
I would just disable chat with this opponent. Note who the opponent is. Then, next time you play them if they are abusive again, report them.
perhaps it's because you are disrespectful and instead of resigning from thoroughly beaten positions, you disconnect? practice what you preach, sunshine!
What if you leave when your losing like a chickenshit? You are definately British....
Can never understand the abuse since none of them can spell.
How to stop fried liver attack?
by sasoaksns12345 8 minutes ago
Most Feared Defences
by sasoaksns12345 9 minutes ago
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by Tinman55 11 minutes ago
Are these tactics completely sound?
by Cubetacular 12 minutes ago
Chess board with algebraic notation on the board
by bborkowski 16 minutes ago
The book for chess champions!
by ChrisWainscott 21 minutes ago
by mdinnerspace 33 minutes ago
by RickRenegade 35 minutes ago
Who will win Candidates 2016
by mshinde 40 minutes ago
PGN from chess.com crash Stockfish for android
by Martin_Stahl 42 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!