suggestion: different time control for players

ukrainiandude

i think it would be cool if you could have a variant where you have more or less time than your opponent. for example, you have 5 minutes, and your opponent has 10. i think that would be cool to play against higher rated players

CRY0TIC_X

Yeah that’s would be cool

chessPlatypus01

my chess class does simuls like that, the teacher has 25 min but we have 10 min

KeSetoKaiba

The term for this is "time odds" and yeah it would be cool for chess.com to create this option available. As of now, I know some people just spam the "add time" button to give more time to the opponent to artificially create time odds, but this isn't the same. 

Who knows? Maybe chess.com is working on it? They recently created "piece odds games" ("balanced"), so perhaps time odds is a close thing they might make in the future. grin.png

CRY0TIC_X
KeSetoKaiba wrote:

The term for this is "time odds" and yeah it would be cool for chess.com to create this option available. As of now, I know some people just spam the "add time" button to give more time to the opponent to artificially create time odds, but this isn't the same. 

Who knows? Maybe chess.com is working on it? They recently created "piece odds games" ("balanced"), so perhaps time odds is a close thing they might make in the future.

Yeah they have balanced game mode which is kind of the same as time control grin.png

horselover123

that would be fun

Wits-end
CRY0TIC_X wrote:
KeSetoKaiba wrote:

The term for this is "time odds" and yeah it would be cool for chess.com to create this option available. As of now, I know some people just spam the "add time" button to give more time to the opponent to artificially create time odds, but this isn't the same. 

Who knows? Maybe chess.com is working on it? They recently created "piece odds games" ("balanced"), so perhaps time odds is a close thing they might make in the future.

Yeah they have balanced game mode which is kind of the same as time control

I’ve used the balanced odds mode a few times and it’s pretty interesting but, it’s not at all like a time control. You still have the same time controls for each player, unless there is a feature i don’t know about yet. 

KeSetoKaiba

yeah for sure time control "time odds" and "piece odds" are different. Also chess.com "balanced" isn't as good as piece odds because we can't "switch up" how much one side is favored - you could start a game from a "custom position" with unequal material, but only diamond members have access to this I think.

GChess

[MOD]

This is in my opinion a cool idea to balance odds to be even in games. Dropped in the suggestions box for you. happy.png 

-GC

barondali

That sounds like a great idea! happy.png

KeSetoKaiba
GChess wrote:

[MOD]

This is in my opinion a cool idea to balance odds to be even in games. Dropped in the suggestions box for you.  

-GC

Awesome happy.png

GChess

Feel free to do so yourself I pulled up the Article it's a little hidden in the bottom left of the desktop website.

Feel free! 

https://support.chess.com/article/295-how-do-i-report-a-bug-or-make-a-suggestion

-GC