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  1. 28 Dec '10 13:40
    Not sure if I'm the only one affected by this. I was just about to win a match, moved my piece, submitted. Then the screen showed that I'd resigned. The first time this happened, I though 'oh well' I must have pressed the wrong button and somehow the confirmation pop-up for resigning didn't show up. That was a month back.

    And today the gremlin came back. I was just about to win, submitted the coup de grace, and woe betide, I lost points. I'm not playing chess for points or positions, but it would be nice to have credit for winning matches when they are won.
  2. 28 Dec '10 15:09
    Hi there. This is pretty strange. For starters, maybe you should post the links to the games that were affected.
  3. 28 Dec '10 15:59
    Good point. I attach the link to the game.

    Game 7998341
  4. 28 Dec '10 19:40
    Originally posted by john6938
    Not sure if I'm the only one affected by this. I was just about to win a match, moved my piece, submitted. Then the screen showed that I'd resigned. The first time this happened, I though 'oh well' I must have pressed the wrong button and somehow the confirmation pop-up for resigning didn't show up. That was a month back.

    And today the gremlin came ...[text shortened]... s or positions, but it would be nice to have credit for winning matches when they are won.
    Sound more like a people glitch to me.

    Do you have multiple windows open? View more than one game at a time? Use the analyse game screen option as well?

    It is easy to confuse screens when you come out the analyse game option and inadvertently click on the resign option in the wrong game by mistake.
  5. 28 Dec '10 21:12
    Originally posted by adramforall
    Sound more like a people glitch to me.

    Do you have multiple windows open? View more than one game at a time? Use the analyse game screen option as well?

    It is easy to confuse screens when you come out the analyse game option and inadvertently click on the resign option in the wrong game by mistake.
    Zero confusion, my friend. I used to play 100+ games, but currently am keeping my count down to around 30. No analyser needed for that game. I'd been waiting for the opponent to move as the mate was imminent.

    I don't take drugs. I'm teetotal and I wasn't playing in the middle of the night in a dream-like trance....not for that game, anyway. There was some kind of glitch, but not at my end.
  6. 28 Dec '10 22:53
    At the bottom of any page use, "Send Feedback" and perhaps the powers that be at RHP can help you.
  7. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    29 Dec '10 02:22
    Originally posted by john6938
    Zero confusion, my friend. I used to play 100+ games, but currently am keeping my count down to around 30. No analyser needed for that game. I'd been waiting for the opponent to move as the mate was imminent.

    I don't take drugs. I'm teetotal and I wasn't playing in the middle of the night in a dream-like trance....not for that game, anyway. There was some kind of glitch, but not at my end.
    That's spooky to say the very least. Mate in one and you resign. Make no mistake about this: 'john6938' did resign those games. Two explanations present themselves - your opponent has your email and password details ( highley unlikely ) or you are in the habit of staying logged on and another party is doing the damage. Twice no less.

    Methinks the answer lies closer to home .......?? Family conference perhaps...??

    skeets
  8. 29 Dec '10 08:39
    Hacking by my opponent? I hadn't considered that one.

    As for the family issue, I submitted the move myself and immediately after the 'resignation screen' came up. I can't see how anyone else can have done that. Resigning is not a simple click, you have to click, then select and then confirm.

    Th glitch is out there and someone else must have experienced it.
  9. Subscriber Kewpieonline
    chess dummy
    29 Dec '10 10:43
    In the situation you describe there was simply no opportunity for anyone else to have been involved, so please do the feedback thing. If you're the only one who's ever reported the problem, it may sit on the backburner until it happens again, but it's worth a try.
  10. 29 Dec '10 15:47
    feedback sent.
  11. 29 Dec '10 21:23
    Originally posted by john6938
    feedback sent.
    Report back, please, once you have received a reply. It will be interesting to see what happened and if there is a known glitch that admin are aware of but it is only affecting a few games.

    I know I have inadvertently resigned the wrong game due to having several tabs open at same time, and it's bluddy annoying. It would be even more annoying if it wa a system glitch rather than human error.
  12. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    30 Dec '10 09:22
    What has happened to me was that I set up a resign, thought better of it found an interesting move and sbmitted and the "really resign?" question came up.
  13. 30 Dec '10 12:15
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    What has happened to me...
    Right, you can resign and submit a move at the same time, if before you submit the move you had clicked resign and checked the confirmation box. John, could that be the answer?

    It is really sad that I know all the details about how to resign a game.
  14. Subscriber KingDavid403
    King David
    30 Dec '10 19:54 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by skeeter
    That's spooky to say the very least. Mate in one and you resign. Make no mistake about this: 'john6938' did resign those games. Two explanations present themselves - your opponent has your email and password details ( highley unlikely ) or you are in the habit of staying logged on and another party is doing the damage. Twice no less.

    Methinks the answer lies closer to home .......?? Family conference perhaps...??

    skeets
    I posted a message the other day in a game while making the final move in that game by claiming a draw, Once I made the final move the message was posted as saying my opponent posted the message and not me. I wonder if the two problems have anything related.

    That happened on Dec 27th 2010.