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There are about 4,500,000 members. I would wager that at least 40% are premium members. That adds up to a lot of money for Chess.com. Of course one has to consider operating costs.
I would guess that 40% is high. Out of the 4.5 million I think an awful lot have played a few times and are never heard from again. I also wonder how many active members there are and whether 1200 is really the average rating among active members. I am a "member" on 3 other sites that I haven't played on in 2 years or more.
True, i would think less than 10% are premium
There are about 4,500,000 members. I would wager that at least 40% are premium members.
Actually, I care a little bit. As a premium member, I'd like some idea of how many others value the site enough to pay like me. From that I'd be able to guage should I keep my money invested in this site or look to maybe one that won't close up shop with my money.
Don't read this wrong as I am not asserting the site's owners would ever do that but as a business venture if I was one of only a few paying members, I'd be a bit worried about the site's financial health. View from a stockholder/investor position I guess.
I love chess.com and to hear there were x number of premium members or that the site was fiscally sound, making a healthy profit would make my day. I want this site to be a runaway success and I'd love to hear that from the owners.
Well it's not like we've invested thooousands. 100 clamshells a year. not that much to be worried about them closing up and running of with our cash. You could always go through the members list and count the premiums
what is kasporavs strength right now?
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