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noob refuses to resign

  • #61
    Dodger111 wrote:

    He is probably hoping you will die of old age so he can win on time. 

    It's worked before...   grin.png

  • #62
    MikeCrockett wrote:
    Dodger111 wrote:

    He is probably hoping you will die of old age so he can win on time. 

    It's worked before...   

    I refuse to think the topic opener is dead, maybe partly but not entirely.

  • #63
    intermediatedinoz wrote:
    The_Chin_Of_Quinn wrote:
    Penfold77 wrote:

    I'll never understand why some players get so bothered by having to play out their "clearly won" games. Afraid they'll blow it in the endgame maybe?

    Sure, some players feel entitled, or have a big ego. They want resignation in positions where there is still some play left.

    But some players have played 10s of thousands of games and certain routines really do become trivial. A position like his game I could win vs Carlsen with only 1 minute on my clock and blindfolded.

    look, you can kill your entire family and you can call it ego, but don't call yourself a human being and stay the hell away from me

    wut

  • #64
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  • #65
    The_Chin_Of_Quinn wrote:
    Penfold77 wrote:

    I'll never understand why some players get so bothered by having to play out their "clearly won" games. Afraid they'll blow it in the endgame maybe?

    Sure, some players feel entitled, or have a big ego. They want resignation in positions where there is still some play left.

    But some players have played 10s of thousands of games and certain routines really do become trivial. A position like his game I could win vs Carlsen with only 1 minute on my clock and blindfolded.

     

    Then it should be no bother to play through to the end.

  • #66
    Penfold77 wrote:
    The_Chin_Of_Quinn wrote:
    Penfold77 wrote:

    I'll never understand why some players get so bothered by having to play out their "clearly won" games. Afraid they'll blow it in the endgame maybe?

    Sure, some players feel entitled, or have a big ego. They want resignation in positions where there is still some play left.

    But some players have played 10s of thousands of games and certain routines really do become trivial. A position like his game I could win vs Carlsen with only 1 minute on my clock and blindfolded.

     

    Then it should be no bother to play through to the end.

    I think you misunderstand, I'm saying it's tedious. The risk of losing isn't the issue.

    For example count to 10,000 out loud. What? You afraid you'll mess up?

    Of course not, what a silly notion. It's undesirable because it's tedious.

    Here's a bullet game I played against a weak player while I was drunk. I used 16 seconds off my clock for the entire game. This means about 1/2 of my moves were made (premoves) before the opponent even moved and the other half were made after only 1 second. Maybe that gives you some idea of the kind of board awareness experienced players have.

    When the position is simplified, I see all possible threats my opponent can play... not only in the current position, but all possible threats my opponent can create using multiple moves, and I see it almost instantly even if the game is moving at a fast pace.

     

  • #67

    And by the way, I've played beginners in OTB tournament chess before (the games last hours).

    I'm never upset with a new player who doesn't resign and plays all the way to checkmate. If you're a new player, you shouldn't feel bad about playing to checkmate. Only resign if you think it's hopeless and you can't learn anything by watching your opponent's finishing technique.

    So I'm not saying anything against new players. I am saying it's a tedious affair.

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