Originally posted by Mombak
I was challenged by another player, but I wasn't able to play. Only one move had been made (by the challenger). I resigned the game thinking that since it was less than 3 moves, it wouldn't count. Well, it seems that it does count.
Is there a way to delete the game now (as I apparently should have done)?
Once you resign the game you have lost it, and all you can do is move it into your archive folder. If less than three moves were made the resigned game will not count as a rated game and your rating will not change, but the win/loss data will be changed because it is still a loss if you resigned it.
When a game is first created, either player can delete it without penalty, but that option is only available until white makes their third move.
If the delete option is used the game will just vanish as if it never existed. There will be no change in statistics or rating for either player.
You will see a trash bin displayed on the right side of the "My Games" page for any game that can be deleted. Click on it to delete the game. Once the option to delete is gone, the trash can also is gone.
I hope this information is useful for you.