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General Chess Discussion - Why do ratings and percentiles are generally decrease with game clock time? #3

It would make sense assuming that * the stronger players do NOT play slow games * the weaker players do NOT play fast games but why should it happen?

by MarcoDisce
General Chess Discussion - Why do ratings and percentiles are generally decrease with game clock time? #1

(Sorry for the typo on the subject) It seems that generally people have higher ratings and percentiles in variants when the clock time is higher. Do you agree it is a common pattern? How would you …

by MarcoDisce
General Chess Discussion - Insufficient material versus time flag #6

@pablohs: "you can't FORCE a checkmate with two knights and a king, but there can be checkmates" You mean that you can checkmate your opponent if he makes a "mistake"?

by MarcoDisce
General Chess Discussion - Insufficient material versus time flag #4

@Sarg0n Well ok, I see it in general but it would depend on the actual material and the positions in a totally nontrivial way!

by MarcoDisce
General Chess Discussion - Insufficient material versus time flag #1

I'm not sure I understand the insufficient material rule when someone runs out of time. I see that if you have a lonely king and your opponent runs out of time (having enough material to checkmate you…

by MarcoDisce
Lichess Feedback - Warm up exercises? #1

In order to warm up one could feel the need to do a bunch of "simple" tactical exercises (they eventually could be easy but require a limited time if the warm up is for a quick match). But the trainer…

by MarcoDisce
Lichess Feedback - Analytics - Checking if the "average centopawn loss" is getting better #3

I checked analytics already and it seems to me that when I select "date" for the x axis the statistics is not throughout all past days (or even an interval) but only on a very small random set of days.

by MarcoDisce
Lichess Feedback - Analytics - Checking if the "average centopawn loss" is getting better #1

Since the elo rating is not a completely realiable indicator of improvement one thing one could be willing to check is the improvement in "move time" and "average centipawn loss" or some combination o…

by MarcoDisce
Lichess Feedback - Lichess versus chess.com ratings/percentiles #4

Ok, interesting remarks but what about percentiles? Why percentiles on chess.com are so much higher than on lichess? It seems like lichess is played by much expert/stronger people - on average -than c…

by MarcoDisce
Lichess Feedback - Lichess versus chess.com ratings/percentiles #1

I noticed that on chess.com my rating is much lower (for example in 10 min games) but on the other hand even with the lower rating my percentile on chess.com is far higher than on lichess. To be spec…

by MarcoDisce