18132 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 have been a gold star member for 2 years and have just been told that I can only use the analyzer twice in a week. I have looked at the premium members and they can use it indefinately. What this implys is that the more money you pay the more advantage you have in the game. I suggest that this is manifestly unfair. We are amateurs playing for the fun of it. Why tip the scales??? Regards crossing2
The analysis is naturally done after the game has finished, so they're not getting an advantage *during* the game :)
I have never had my game analyzed, this warning came during the game
I had hoped for a comment from a staff member
What warning did you receive?
That I was allowed to use the analyzer only twice in one week
good grief. You can download a better, faster analysis program for free if you do not want to pay. Actually any of 10 dozen programs, to be more exact. Most support replacing with a strong free engine, of which there are another dozen or so. There is no advantage by the paying players except the questionable ability to use a third rate engine for analysis that comes back about 20 times later than your personal one would but is about 3 mouse clicks more convient.
jonnin thank you, please tell me more
tell you what lol? Do a web search for a free chess engine. Download the PGN file from your completed game and mash the analysis button. It generally gives you a score for what you did, and the best possible move sequence (usually at least 5+ deep) at each position for both sides.
I have been using "arena" for windows.
by lofina_eidel_ismail 4 minutes ago
Express if you like or do not like the new version of the site
by Martin_Stahl 6 minutes ago
The notion that <1000 is awful?
by AIM-AceMove 7 minutes ago
Profile pic rotation
by lofina_eidel_ismail 8 minutes ago
by zerk23 9 minutes ago
Computers & Chess
by s23bog 9 minutes ago
by With_every_step 10 minutes ago
10/25/2016 - Too Far Advanced
by mieczyslaw 11 minutes ago
Nakamura is Japanese not American
by lofina_eidel_ismail 20 minutes ago
Sub 1000 (ranging from just below 1000 to about 400 :O)
by With_every_step 20 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
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!