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    PRO Chess League Official Rules

    shakhmaty Mar 26, 2017, 1:55 AM

    PRO Chess League Rules as of 3/9/2017: Eligibility and Team Makeup   A.1. Team rosters A lineup is the four players you are using each match. A roster is the total list of players you have on...

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    Chess.com Fair Play And Cheat-Detection

    News Dec 30, 2016, 12:03 PM

    Cheating in chess is a serious issue. The issue is magnified online, where there is no arbiter to physically observe play. Chess.com takes fair play and cheat-detection very seriously, and we have since our founding.  We...

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    Don't Worry About Your Rating

    NM danheisman Dec 7, 2016, 2:44 AM

    The rating system is very accurate. That's obviously good... ...but it's also potentially bad. Humans can't help but be affected by perceptions. When players first start rated play, they are often unaware of...

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    League of Long Chess

    chessguy1012 Mar 22, 2017, 5:08 PM

    Hey! So, basically, the LOLC (League of Long Chess) is a league where you compete in a league with friends at long time controls. It is a learning experience and also is a fun experience. To play in the league,...

  • "Borislav Ivanov Arrested In Bulgaria"

    PeterDoggers Mar 21, 2017, 3:56 AM

    Borislav Ivanov, the Bulgarian chess player who was strongly suspected of cheating in chess a few years ago, has been arrested in Bulgaria for forging documents. This was reported by Chessdom. Remember Borislav...

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    Banned!

    xlote Mar 16, 2017, 3:53 PM

    Well it was too good to be true, right!?!?  Our glory is ended as today we had 6 members banned for "Abuse of Community Guidelines".  That can range from some form of cheating, like multiple accounts or sharing...

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    Old School With Uncle Yermo: Complete Show From 5-11-15

    ChessTV May 17, 2015, 6:24 PM

    Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky. Cheating in chess. Yermo explains why they topic can no longer be avoided, and explores the history of cheating. Enjoy this full...

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    Pardon Our Blunders: Highlights from 9-29-14

    ChessTV Oct 1, 2014, 6:19 PM

    Enjoy these highlights from the Sept. 29 broadcast of “Pardon Our Blunders,” where IM Daniel Rensch and Chess.com reporter Peter Doggers discuss a wide range of pressing chess topics. What do Daniel and Peter...

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    Pardon Our Blunders: Complete Show from 9-29-14

    ChessTV Oct 1, 2014, 6:13 PM

    Enjoy this full replay from the Sept. 29 broadcast of “Pardon Our Blunders,” where IM Daniel Rensch and Chess.com reporter Peter Doggers discuss a wide range of pressing chess topics. What do Daniel and Peter...

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    THIS FORUM POST IS FOR REPORTING PLAYERS!

    Derp-Ssundee Feb 18, 2017, 7:37 PM

    This is a thread to report spam you come across on the site: that is, people who are posting advertising in multiple unrelated threads. Cheating is not spam: don't report that in this thread, but report cheating...

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    Playing like a bot… or not? :-)

    palivec Jan 23, 2017, 11:47 AM

    Accuse your opponent of cheating is in my opinion like a nuclear weapon. Powerful but it can be a good idea not to use it. Unfortunately, I've met a player very recently who had got mad when he didn't see quite...

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    Cheating or luck?

    Derekus Jan 16, 2017, 4:42 PM

    Everyone of us has met someone who played like he would using some chess programe... Lets think about it.. Every chess player has good days and bad days. If I use my own experience, there were many days I have lost...

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