14454 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!
As far as the thread's main subject, I never play with the sound on, so I haven't experienced this issue before.
Sound is dubious?
Just watch the pieces move, no sound required.
Your opponent is probably SWITCHING from sound to no sound just to confuse you. When that happens PLEASE TURN OFF ....your....sound so you can confuse him. 9/10 times an opponent gets the message. I dislike stealth players so I play them at their own game, TWO silent players or 2 sounding players............thats fair.
It's not fair, it's a waste of my time. Like a give a cr*p about my online rating. Too many players like that and I'll just play somewhere else.
Why is sound so important? There is no positional advantage with it on or off.
Biggest problem is when you look up at the board and miss your opponent's move. You may only lose a few seconds but it can be very annoying in a blitz game. No, no advantage. Not trying for one, just want to enjoy the game.
Same issue here. As for everybody's 'advice' and 2 cents regarding "Why is sound so important" etc., you are missing the point of the OP's concern which is totally valid. If one guy has normal sound while the other doesn't, it's like playing with a disadvantage.
Sound takes months to travel on this thread.
Dude, this no sound is getting rediculous for me. About 2/3's of the time I can't hear anything. In one minute, people move so fast that you can't see the move so you rely on the sound. Sometimes 5 seconds or more go by until I realized the opponent moved. I can't play here anymore. I'm posting this as a last ditch attempt before I leave the site.
Dear Chess.com fans,
any news on the status of this issue? I have experienced it on an iPad and a MacOSX computer (with Firefox), so I guess it is a genuine bug. Is it true that this behaviour might be due to my opponent not having set-up "Play Sounds" in her/his settings? In this case, I would have encountered only silent players so far ... ;-). I tend to be skeptical of this explanation. If this is **not** the case, a clarification from the developers would help.
I thank in advance anyone with a useful suggestion.
P.S.: the issue is important for me, because I use my own board and pieces to play the games. If a sound is not played when my opponent moves, I can lose precious time. However, in practial terms this behaviour implies that my attention switches continuously from the board to the screen and vice versa, and I lose concentration.
ON CHESS.COM I GET AN E-MAIL, WHEN IT IS MY TURN TO MAKE A MOVE, I I CAN BE ACTIVE ON MY COMPUTER, WAITING FOR OPPONENT TO MOVE, IT WOULD BE NICE TO GET A SPEAKERS NOTICE (SOUNDS) ..WHEN IT IS YOUR TURN TO MOVE? THAT WOULD SPEED UP THE GAMES A LOT, IMO.
HUMORISTIC FUNNY CHESS PICS, IMAGES, CARICATURES, ETC...
by MACRINUS 5 minutes ago
10/22/2016 - Disjointed
by StevenPatzer 6 minutes ago
Love Vashikaran Specialist Baba Ji 91-9116391121 love marriage specialist in singapore
by pavelaras 7 minutes ago
When do the tactics quota refresh?
by Scarbrow 12 minutes ago
Problemas y Finales (X 26)
by Arisktotle 14 minutes ago
DKINGISDEAD - King Maneuver Attack
by DKingIsDead 37 minutes ago
A thoroughly entertaining game to play
by Maubry 41 minutes ago
10/21/2016 - Marathon Mate
by dhan197820 45 minutes ago
Ponziani opening traps
by poucin 45 minutes ago
10/20/2016 - Untouchable
by JeffGreen333 58 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!