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  1. 02 Jul '10 22:15
    Apologies if this has come up previously
    Is there a known error where it looks like your opponent doesn't move and his clock counts down only you don't a timeout win?
    When you then exit the game you get a message telling you you lose.
    If so, what does your opponent have the same experience?
  2. 04 Jul '10 01:09 / 2 edits
    uh are we talking about correspondence or blitz chess?

    edit: ah my bad didn't read the title. A different clarifying question. You were playing said blitz chess on this site and not on say... playchess? If you were playing here I don't see how this is possible.
  3. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    04 Jul '10 03:32
    I hear it sometimes happens. it hardly matters, as rhp blitz is unrated.
  4. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    04 Jul '10 05:42
    Originally posted by Joe McD
    Apologies if this has come up previously
    Is there a known error where it looks like your opponent doesn't move and his clock counts down only you don't a timeout win?
    When you then exit the game you get a message telling you you lose.
    If so, what does your opponent have the same experience?
    It happens when your connection is too slow and effectively you timeout (at least on the other guy's computer) so you lose. On your computer his clock is running but the connection will have been lost.

    If ever you think this has happened just try sending a message ...... if it doesnt appear in message box you've lost connection.

    Happens to me all the time with my mobile connection.
  5. 05 Jul '10 22:09
    Thanks for the replies.
    To clarify, I was playing blitz on this site. It happens regularly enough.
    I know its unrated but can be a little annoying if you think you're getting the upper hand and then the game hangs