16500 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!
Coweta,OK., United States
Submitted by iammrcheckmate on December 18, 2009 at 10:10 PM.
I find it very difficult to understand why players cannot at least respond to an initial "hello/greeting" at the beginning of a match or "game" ! AFTER INITIAL GREETING if you do not want to converse,say or utter a single more word FINE,...Read more »
posted in iammrcheckmate's Blog
787 reads |
I was taught by my paternal grandfather to play chess, at the age of 12.He also taught me blackjack,poker and other card games.We also played checkers.I loved him dearly, and have nothing but fond memories of him!
I Just got back into playing, after a LONG sabbatical. So has my wife, MRScheckmate and eldest daughter.
Sometimes I'm REALLY "on my game" and sometimes I can lose my concentration and get very confused!
I have been diagnosed with type two Diabetes with neuropathy in my hands,feet and legs up to my knees. G.A.D.(General Anxiety Disorder),A.D.H.D.,severe manic depression and I'm also bipolar,I've had triple back fusion,so I have metal and screws in my back which causes me great pain. So I can make some REAL bone headed moves sometimes!
Chess keeps my brain active (that helps since some of the medicines I'm on cause short term memory loss and confusion as well). I take the chess very seriously, but it's not life or death....I ENJOY IT purely for the game itself and because of the numerous chess friends I've made.
Not looking for pity though, NO EXCUSES.....I give it my ALL, every game I play . I really enjoy meeting and making new friends and the camaraderie of the different chess groups I'am a member of.
One group I'am especially fond of is "Chess for Grand Masters" .I'am an Asst.Admin.in this Group and I'am very proud of all the members and the groups growth!
Acompanar Dios,y ojala' que usted producir nuevo conocidos. Kenny
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!