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  1. 18 Dec '05 17:35 / 1 edit
    what are your favorite chess sites? i need them to be easy to use and the less logging in the better. i already know about chesstactics.org. i dont necessarily mean game sites like RHP, but informational sites. anyk help is great.
    -trallphaz
  2. 18 Dec '05 17:43
    Here is one I like:

    http://mywebpages.comcast.net/danheisman/Articles/Novice_Nook_Links.htm
  3. Standard member Ravello
    The RudeĀ©
    18 Dec '05 17:59
    Originally posted by dpressnell
    Here is one I like:

    http://mywebpages.comcast.net/danheisman/Articles/Novice_Nook_Links.htm
    Sadly I pointed him to Heisman's columns in this thread Thread 34868 but the called me an idiot because I was supposing he needed Novice nook's columns.....
  4. 18 Dec '05 18:20 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Ravello
    Sadly I pointed him to Heisman's columns in this thread Thread 34868 but the called me an idiot because I was supposing he needed Novice nook's columns.....
    am i the only one geting tired of ravello's "sarcasm"
    -trallphaz
  5. Standard member Ravello
    The RudeĀ©
    18 Dec '05 18:24
    Originally posted by trallphaz
    am i the only one geting tired of ravello's "sarcasm"
    -trallphaz
    Sadly it's not sarcasm,it's just what you did.
  6. Standard member BlueEyedRook
    Ol' Blue Eyes
    19 Dec '05 03:47
    Here's a link to my weblog. I outline what I think are the top chess web sites -- giving a detailed description of each.

    Hope this helps!

    http://blueeyedrook.blogspot.com/2005/10/top-chess-websites.html
  7. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    19 Dec '05 04:58
    Originally posted by trallphaz
    youre such a moron
    Based on Game 1611846 I think you would be best served studying basic tactics. You won the game but gave up large amounts of material by missing simple moves. You're a beginner and with unless you are willing to accept any advice people give you you will always be a beginner.

    http://www.chesscafe.com/heisman/heisman.htm
  8. 19 Dec '05 05:18
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    Based on Game 1611846 I think you would be best served studying basic tactics. You won the game but gave up large amounts of material by missing simple moves. You're a beginner and with unless you are willing to accept any advice people give you you will always be a beginner.

    http://www.chesscafe.com/heisman/heisman.htm
    well ill accept help from anyone its just that revello said stuff in another thread that made me sound like a horrible chess player just because i had only won one game at the time, even though i had only completed one.
    -trallphaz
  9. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    19 Dec '05 06:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by trallphaz
    well ill accept help from anyone its just that revello said stuff in another thread that made me sound like a horrible chess player just because i had only won one game at the time, even though i had only completed one.
    -trallphaz
    You are a horrible chess player and an even worse person.
  10. 19 Dec '05 10:38
    Originally posted by trallphaz
    well ill accept help from anyone its just that revello said stuff in another thread that made me sound like a horrible chess player just because i had only won one game at the time, even though i had only completed one.
    -trallphaz
    Ravello gave you good and constructive advice as shown below. You then called him an idiot!

    I see that in another thread you ask which is the shortest check mate.......

    The best advice that I can give to you is that you need to learn some basics and some basics patterns too.
    A great site that can help you is chesscafe.com and more specifically the "Novice nook" columns,they are very useful and enjoyable to read and are righ for beginners.
    There you will surely find a lot of stuff that can help you.

    http://www.chesscafe.com/heisman/heisman.htm
  11. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    19 Dec '05 18:39
    There was a young lady of Ealing,
    Who thought her friends very unfeeling;
    When she had scarlet fever
    They wouldn't receive her,
    So she called on them when she was peeling.
  12. Standard member buffalobill
    Major Bone
    19 Dec '05 20:02
    Originally posted by BlueEyedRook
    Here's a link to my weblog. I outline what I think are the top chess web sites -- giving a detailed description of each.

    Hope this helps!

    http://blueeyedrook.blogspot.com/2005/10/top-chess-websites.html
    Nice little link page. Of course, you've missed out RHP and chesstactics.
    Go well.
  13. Standard member Grandmouster
    ChessObsessed
    19 Dec '05 21:06 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by BlueEyedRook
    Here's a link to my weblog. I outline what I think are the top chess web sites -- giving a detailed description of each.

    Hope this helps!

    http://blueeyedrook.blogspot.com/2005/10/top-chess-websites.html
    Good to see the effort you made in helping people find better sites.
    Just curious why you left out internet chess club? I know its a pay site, but for the money it is the best in usability, and admin help.
    There are free games (as guest) and lot's of games (blitz) to watch at any given moment.
    I was on yahoo the other day, and waited about 1 hour or so to get a few games in. I won all the games, except for one i started, then noticed there was no timer. so , i bailed after the first move.
    For ease of use, and availability of games, icc is the best. Their C.C. games left much to be disired, i guess thats why this site is so popular
  14. Standard member BlueEyedRook
    Ol' Blue Eyes
    20 Dec '05 04:52
    Nice little link page. Of course, you've missed out RHP and chesstactics.
    Go well.[/b]
    See this is why I like this thread! I obviously know what RHP is, but what is chesstactics? Chess Tactics Server?

    Thanks!

    (As for leaving RHP off the list, I just discovered it fairly recently! Got my avatar just today! I'll need to update my list
  15. Standard member BlueEyedRook
    Ol' Blue Eyes
    20 Dec '05 04:55
    Just curious why you left out internet chess club?
    Fair question, and unfortunately I don't have a very satisfactory answer: I never really tried it. It is a pay-for-use service, and I generally try to stick with free venues. It could very well be the best... is it worth the money?