My Rematch Request Was Rejected!

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I have never been this upset!  I just played a game and now I am fit to be tied!  My opponent got lucky and won my queen and a rook.  It was otherwise a close game.  Of course I requested a rematch but the coward rejected my request!  It's the weekend so I won't be able to discuss this with my attorney until tomorrow.  In the meantime, I just want to know if you folks find that kind of behavior as outrageous as I do.      

dannyhume
That is ridiculous, s/he barely skates by with a 1-2 major piece advantage, and then starts ducking you? Obviously, s/he knows s/he got lucky. Now we know where the American or English phrase “lucky duck” comes from, but I digress... That kind of slight Q+R material advantage might occasionally factor into a GM level game, but certainly not in amateur games, so a rematch is simply proper etiquette ... I’d be livid, too.
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Thanks for your support.  And I didn't even mention that I lost on time.  You're quite correct that at the amateur level, that material advantage can hardly be considered winning.  Unfortunately though, in a simplified position it does require a bit more time to properly defend against a queen and rook.

Simonpal19

Congrats on being rejected. Now you know how we usually feel after the first date.. cry.png

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Simonpal19 wrote:

Congrats on being rejected. Now you know how we usually feel after the first date.. 

I know the feeling.  I think she's obliged to accept a second date even if you took her to McDonald's on the first one.

Simonpal19

@FBloggs Agreed. McDonald's does serve gourmet food in fact. All those royal burgers, fries and shakes with a generous dose of fat, calorie, heart disease and cholesterol coming with a tiny, almost insignificant, pinch in the wallet. What's not to like?

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And don't forget two tiny, insignificant pieces of beef in the Big Mac.  It's a credit to McDonald's that they manage to pack so much fat into a sandwich that contains less than an ounce of beef.  That's American know-how! 

Johnkagey

Simonpal19 wrote:

@FBloggs Agreed. McDonald's does serve gourmet food in fact. All those royal burgers, fries and shakes with a generous dose of fat, calorie, heart disease and cholesterol coming with a tiny, almost insignificant, pinch in the wallet. What's not to like?

that "slight pinch" in the wallet you refer to is just shy of the price for a buffet where I live. I can tell you haven't eaten at McDonald's lately.

Simonpal19

That's the truth, justice and American food.... in an American way!

 

And the way the McDonalds and KFCs and Burger Kings are expanding their chains worldwide, it is already becoming the World's way tongue.png

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That reminds me of something funny (but true) I read many years ago.  Research found that the weight of the average Japanese citizen began increasing about the time McDonald's started opening restaurants in Japan. 

Simonpal19

Maybe McDonald's should focus itself on Africa then... people there are in immediate need of gaining weight. That red clown should get its priorities right!

Off-course, people there cannot afford decent doctors so I guess that may prove to be a downside.

pedengki08
I like chess , no body can win always.. Its just fun. No body cant be the no 1 . No 1 just its god. Thanks you
Simonpal19

@Johnkagey Last time I ate in McDonald's was around 45-60 days ago. I wonder what happened in McD in the last 1-2 month to soar their prices. Did they start doling out healthy food by mistake?

 

Also, I don't eat full meals at McD. Only an occasional burger-fries-coke order between meals. Maybe that factors in the 'slight pinch'?

 

But "that "slight pinch" in the wallet you refer to is just shy of the price for a buffet where I live" line have made me curious. Where do you live, if you don't mind me asking? I may consider relocating there.

kishbpun

Your opponent has every right to reject your rematch request...how can you call him a coward..he may be busy and not having time to play one more game...

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kishbpun wrote:

Your opponent has every right to reject your rematch request...how can you call him a coward..he may be busy and not having time to play one more game...

This post reminds me of Emily Litella.  Kishbpun, this thread is a parody.

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mickynj wrote:

Since time immemorial, every decent chess player has agreed that if you lose a chess game, your opponent is morally obligated to make it best two out of three. What's more, it he gets lucky again, he is honor bound to make it best three out of five. And if that one in a million event occurs, well then there's nothing left to do but make it best four out of seven.  And so on . . .

I remember you, micky.  Welcome to my old thread, which finally has generated a little interest.

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@Simonpal19, you're the best agent a thread creator every had!

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pedengki08 wrote:
I like chess , no body can win always.. Its just fun. No body cant be the no 1 . No 1 just its god. Thanks you

Excuse me.  I happen to like winning always.  I've tried the alternative and it doesn't appeal to me.

Simonpal19

@FBloggs I too like chess but I am agree with @pedengki08 that nobody can win always... you like can to win always but cant be no.1 always nobody. Its just god with chess can win but no god cant always win so you no god as you no win can always. Its fun game playing but always win not fun playing but only for god no. 1 can but for no god can't win.

Thanks you

JayeshSinhaChess

Dear Sir,

I have only just about managed to stop shaking from the anger that engulfed me when I read about the horrid treatment meted out to you by that cowardly opponent of yours. We all know that being a rook + queen up barely an advantage, if anything it is a disadvantage, and to escape with a win in that situation and then to have the nerve to turn down a rematch, it just makes me shake with rage. One wonders if such behavior shall one day bring about the end of the human race. One must act before a bunch of lunatics let it get to that point.

 

I trust you have a good attorney to rely upon in this regard, if not, I am sure the chess community shall band together to have an attorney fully capable of avenging this slight arranged for you.

 

You have the solidarity of the entire chess community in this regard.