Community Policy

The following text is an informative translation only. The only legally valid version is available in English.
Effective date: April 21, 2022 has become the largest online chess community with millions of active members representing every country on the planet. Our goal is to create a fun, safe, and fair place for all chess fans to enjoy the game.

We encourage all members to treat others how they would like to be treated and to follow the specific guidelines below. Players and community members who are unable to follow these rules will be subject to warnings, restricted privileges, separated playing pools, or even having their accounts closed. We reserve the right to change the Community Policy at any time. Compliance with the Community Policy does not constitute guaranteed future access to or use of the Service.

Community Conduct

  • Be kind, helpful, and forgiving
  • We will not tolerate racism, sexism, bigotry, or violent threats
  • Do not abuse, attack, threaten, discriminate, or mistreat other members in any way
  • Do not hijack threads, troll, or post distracting or meaningless content
  • Do not post spam, advertisements, or copy/paste comments and messages
  • Do not excessively promote your club
  • Do not publicly debate religious or political topics
  • Do not post obscene or pornographic content
  • Do not discuss illegal activities
  • Do not open more than two accounts (a second, anonymous account is allowed for training purposes)


  • Do not abort games frequently
  • Do not make your opponents wait unnecessarily
  • Do not disconnect or quit without resigning when lost
  • Do not harass or accuse your opponents
  • Follow Fair Play Policy

If you have any questions about our policies, please reach out to our Support Team.