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How to know the observers of our game ?

fhunfi

Hi all,

is there a way,  that during the game we are playing ...

that we can see who is watching our game ?

Thanks in advance.

justbefair
fhunfi wrote:

Hi all,

is there a way,  that during the game we are playing ...

that we can see who is watching our game ?

Thanks in advance

You are playing rapid chess and are rated 1750.

No one is watching.

thatoldsock1

justbefair you are 1650 you can't talk why so rude when they just asked a question 

justbefair
thatoldsock1 wrote:

justbefair you are 1650 you can't talk why so rude when they just asked a question 

I am not trying to be rude. I just thought about the question and it seemed unlikely that anyone was watching. I don't think anyone watches my games either.

binomine
fhunfi wrote:

Hi all,

is there a way,  that during the game we are playing ...

that we can see who is watching our game ?

Thanks in advance.

No, but they appear once the game has finished. 

Don't be mean, @justbefair. If you play in a tournament, people will watch you, even if you are a 1200 like me.  

GiftMeMembershipPlease1
justbefair wrote:
thatoldsock1 wrote:

justbefair you are 1650 you can't talk why so rude when they just asked a question 

I am not trying to be rude. I just thought about the question and it seemed unlikely that anyone was watching. I don't think anyone watches my games either.

I dont know why, but some players do watch my games sometimes.

KnCheck

To respond to justbefair:  fhunfi asks a legitimate question.  We play in a club that sets up double round robin tournaments and occasional Swiss tournaments, and because each round is two weeks long (we play slow games; 45+45 to 90+30 time controls), the games are not simultaneous but scattered over two-week rounds, so it is fairly common for competitors to monitor games.  I do it often myself, especially if it is a game that determines my own standing in the tourney.  Doesn't matter what the ratings of the players are.  I may not watch every move, but I will check in from time to time to see how the game is progressing.

fhunfi

Thanks folks for answering my questions.

- I am the member of club that conducting a competitive but friendly Standard Time control tournaments (45 min/ 60m/ 90m with increment).

Rating/ title is the very last/ least thing of our concern and not the main factor to gain our respect or proud.  We are much more proud when we can setup a highly respectful sportsmanship between each other fellow & each standard-long-time control's game is a new learning experience for all of us.

as my motto : Knowledge will give you power, but character will give you respect.

- I am asking the question, just out of curiosity, because in other chess platform/ server; the player can see automatically at the same screen (and during the game is played)  everyone who are watching our game.

- I guess I found the answer clearly by now that : in chess.com we will only find out the observers once the game has finished, but not when the game is still played.  Perhaps / hopefully this useful feature could be a new added feature for chess.com in the new feature

Thanks again, everyone.
Gens Una Sumus

TrashyDude

I'm not sure but i think if they "guess" your moves during a live game, their name will appear at the end such as User X was the top guesser! (6/9) and if someone's watching your game but doesn't bother guessing then no names will appear and we'll never know sad.png.

But then again we're basically nobodys in the chess world so uunless it's our friend or we're playing in some sort of tournament it's highly unlikely anyone's going to bother watching our games lol

fhunfi

we are also in team league in other platform, so watching our team-mate's game is very common & suggested when the other team members had time - a kind of supportive gesture.  & after game ended, we can see what they are kibitzing / whispering during the game ( we can't see it during the game though). & quite often we can learn some from it .. an idea that we are totally missed during game etc.


BCchessnut

I watch others play 10 minute rapid and try to find the lowest rated players having a game in that format.

Watching Gm's play can be fun; but I'd rather watch people that are just a few 100 points better than me, as I then have a  better chance to learn how to play better. 

Titled players are so much better than me I rarely understand why they make the moves they do.

 

andrewpalmer123

you cant see if pepole are watching or not well unless your streaming but no one is going to watch a 1200 or lower

fhunfi

I have emailed chess.com support about this feature as suggestion 2 days ago. & few hours ago they responded with very positively, as follow :  (perhaps and hopefully they will add this feature in near future)

--- begin quote ---

" Hi Chien!

Thank you for reaching out to Chess.com!

I just went through your email and I must admit, these are actually very valuable suggestions.

I will be sending this to our Product Team so they can see if this can be fit into our product map. If it's greenlit, depending on prioritization, we may see it come to the web and app soon.

I'm sending in your suggestions right now!

Hope this helps :)

Do let me know if you need anything else and in the meantime, have a wonderful day ahead! grin.png

Best regards,

"

---- end quote -----------

binomine
andrewpalmer123 wrote:

you cant see if pepole are watching or not well unless your streaming but no one is going to watch a 1200 or lower

This simply isn't true if you play tournaments or leagues. 

TiiwMatt

hmm

mrmrbb

Indeed

KnightAttack1567
justbefair wrote:
fhunfi wrote:

Hi all,

is there a way,  that during the game we are playing ...

that we can see who is watching our game ?

Thanks in advance

You are playing rapid chess and are rated 1750.

No one is watching.

That's the first time I have seen a mod get that many downvotes

Ryan_Burleson
Yeap I tend to watch ranks near mine mostly.
justbefair

It's true that people sometimes watch players whose games are ongoing when they are waiting for a round in a Swiss to conclude.

Listing watchers might be practical if it's only a very small number.  But I don't think you would want any notifications since avoiding distractions is always a priority.