|General Chess Discussion - I have just learned the rules of chess and cannot win a game out of the 20 games of 15 minutes that#8|
It sounds like he's a complete beginner, and only wants to play people worse than him? This is going to be an issue with any game or e-sport. The only real way around it is to play exclusively with fr…
|General Chess Discussion - Does antichess make you worse at chess?#5|
I feel like playing it some helped me be more aware of what squares my opponent was controlling, which can be useful.
|General Chess Discussion - What are inaccuracies, anyway?#6|
My understanding, based on how I've heard the word used, is that an "inaccuracy" is a move that's decent, but a much better move is present. Maybe it gives up a larger potential advantage, or loses a …
|General Chess Discussion - Calculating lines in different stages of the game.#2|
I find as I've done more tactics, I get better at finding "candidate moves" that make sense based on forks, pins, skewers, and overloaded defenders, and finding ways to set up those moves. I'm still n…
|General Chess Discussion - Anyone here from 1200 ish to 2300+?#17|
If you want broadcasting/recording software, check out OBS, short for Open Broadcast software. It's open source and really easy to use.
|Off-Topic Discussion - Future sciences#2|
This is absolutely not the best brainstorming community for this.
|General Chess Discussion - So I recently started playing correspondence chess again.#4|
I have an opening book I consult, but I don't use engines. I'd read on chess.com that this is what people consider standard. Also, you're not supposed to ask anyone for help.
|General Chess Discussion - Would you rather... a chess forum game#15|
I'd rather play without my A pawn. Would you rather play as only Black for the rest of your life, or only play a4 or a5 as your first move?
|General Chess Discussion - Trending Book Ideas #4|
If you've already written the books, why are you holding 2 of them hostage? Why not just publish them all? I don't understand the point of this post, except maybe to brag.
|General Chess Discussion - annoyed cheater#3|
I don't believe I've encountered cheating at all, but I mostly play Correspondence, and sometimes, classical. Is there a good system for weeding out people who cheat?