20801 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!
Till now in Online Chess, i haven't lost a single game and beat a 1048, a 1318 and a 1601. still my rating is 1559 . how come? since i beat a 1601 with no loss, should'nt my rating be more than his ?
Your rating will become more accurate, after you play more games.
Look at the absurd case: Your first game, you beat a 2500 GM (he suffers a disconnection or blunders). Would you expect a rating greater than his?
Of course not, and that's why ratings are based on many games.
And that, my friend, is called Rating Deviation.
lol, i knew i would get this kind of answer. i was previously known as AccelerateChess here but my account got hacked ( i was winning against an FM )
i just wanted to see how many ppl would care to reply. and about my old acc , its hacked so i left it. thanks to all who answered
hmm i think they should simply compare with a strong engine -_- but in my analysis i have sometimes played Rybka #1 moves, so i think there's no sure shot way....
the best would be to make it MANDATORY to install a software that does not allow you to open any other program. People can still use other devices though. let's see how the http://www.fide.com/component/content/article/1-fide-news/7318-fide-online-arena.html prevents cheating.
"GM Blitz Battles Match 2: GM Nakamura vs GM Harikrishna | with IM Rensch and GM Hess"
Help !....What do I do ?
by The_Ghostess_Lola a few minutes ago
Too much theory?
by SaintGermain32105 3 minutes ago
by Diakonia 11 minutes ago
What's your "goldilocks" size chess set?
by ganz_unten 12 minutes ago
Can someone please explain to me this tournament time control?
by chessteenager 17 minutes ago
What do you feel when you lose against a VERY low rated player?
by Mandy711 19 minutes ago
Shredder 1600 and under correspondence tournament
by newengland7 21 minutes ago
best song to listen to while playing chess
by timurtolibayev 26 minutes ago
Can You Castle on Both Sides of the King?
by Puppet_master01 28 minutes ago
How Can I Become Popular on Chess.com?
by blitzcrige 29 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!