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  1. 16 Sep '07 12:33
    When I play with black the chess diagram appears to me upside down.
    I now there is the flip board option on the right menu.

    I'm wondering if it is possible to have the flip done automagically
    (I've searched through preferences without finding anything).

    Thanks
    Eineki
  2. 16 Sep '07 18:27 / 2 edits
    Not that I know of
  3. Standard member Jamin
    Irresponsible Quoter
    16 Sep '07 21:19
    I'm curious no one has posted besides us two DrewL...

    Has this happened to anyone else?
    What browser are you using?
    And: This is only the correspondence part only, not blitz chess?


    -J
  4. 16 Sep '07 21:28 / 1 edit
    blitz chess has an invert button and it is working fine.

    the annoyance (I hope this word is appropriate)
    is only in the corrispondence game page.

    I'm using firefox 2.x on linux and windows.
    I don't think the problem is a browser bug.
    I think it is just a design choice and I would like
    to circumvent it.

    Eineki
  5. 16 Sep '07 22:15
    Originally posted by eineki
    blitz chess has an invert button and it is working fine.

    the annoyance (I hope this word is appropriate)
    is only in the corrispondence game page.

    I'm using firefox 2.x on linux and windows.
    I don't think the problem is a browser bug.
    I think it is just a design choice and I would like
    to circumvent it.

    Eineki
    I don't think there's a way to circumvent it, other than turning the board around every time. It's a very natural design choice, as it is the same way as when you play on the board in real life. It would be rather weird if both players would sit on the same side of the board in OTB play. So if you ever want to play OTB, I'd suggest getting used to it.
  6. 17 Sep '07 07:36
    Originally posted by Nordlys
    I don't think there's a way to circumvent it, other than turning the board around every time. It's a very natural design choice, as it is the same way as when you play on the board in real life. It would be rather weird if both players would sit on the same side of the board in OTB play. So if you ever want to play OTB, I'd suggest getting used to it.
    Oh, I know, I understand the design choice and I am used to play on the board.
    Nonethless, on the screen, I see a diagram, as it should be, not a board (3d-rendering on a flat surface is a poor design choice to me).

    I'm used to see chess diagrams with black on the upper side
    and having it reversed make me dizzy.

    I'm just wondering if there was an option to set the behaviour
    I prefer. I didn't expose a flaw or criticize the design choices.

    I'm a new user and I'm exploring this platform.

    Eineki
  7. Standard member Jamin
    Irresponsible Quoter
    17 Sep '07 23:14 / 2 edits
    Well now I understand the question. DOH!

    Us linear thinkers you know