Made up numbers of people in live chess?


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    DefinitelyNotGM

    The number of people in live chess usually ends in 99, 00 and 01 and now it is the same (12599) as it was about 20 minutes ago. Is it made up or real?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    Scottrf

    12410 first check.

    Theory disproven.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    DefinitelyNotGM

    And 12410 now. I said usually ends in 99, 00 or 01, not always. Refutation refuted.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    Scottrf

    Laughing

    12395.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    DefinitelyNotGM

    Maybe it's just slow to update.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    FancyKnight

    Based on what sample size did you make this observation?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    DefinitelyNotGM

    15 or 16 times, 8 of them ended in 99, 00 and 01 and 7 were the same as the one before.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    piotr

    It is completely random ;).

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    FancyKnight

    Well I suppose it's possible but giving the actual number shouldn't really be that difficult for the server.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    piotr

    We update the number every few minutes.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #11

    royalbishop

    Not worried about the number as long as i do not have to wait for a game. Which is never long. I just do not want to have to play the same person 2 out of 4 games which has only happened i  say out of 200 games. 


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