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  1. 26 Sep '11 23:00 / 6 edits
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  2. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    26 Sep '11 23:27 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by ronnyfast76
    Bhaaa wrong my baad here it is.. Game 8683455 Game 8683458 Game 8683761Game 8704253Game 8688748Game 8713231Game 8683762Game 8683740
    The value of this goal depends on how strong and experienced you are already.

    Since the site starts new people at p1200 instead of leaving them unrated, and experienced player will often come in, play a large number of lower-rated players (because higher rated players often refuse to play p1200 players), and then win a good number of games in a row.

    Once your rating catches up to your true level, the streak will end.

    It's nice to have a goal, but be forewarned that winning streaks are not at all uncommon for new people on the site.

    In any event, good luck!
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    26 Sep '11 23:49
    Originally posted by Paul Leggett
    The value of this goal depends on how strong and experienced you are already.

    Since the site starts new people at p1200 instead of leaving them unrated, and experienced player will often come in, play a large number of lower-rated players (because higher rated players often refuse to play p1200 players), and then win a good number of games in a row. ...[text shortened]... winning streaks are not at all uncommon for new people on the site.

    In any event, good luck!
    Indeed, I am probably over rated at 1700 but won my first 36 games! I thought for a while I was invincible
  4. 26 Sep '11 23:54
    I know that resistance may be different. but my second match was a quite strong opponent i think. I may continue to struggle and maybe someday I can meet you hehehehe!
    May God be with you my son!
  5. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    26 Sep '11 23:58
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Indeed, I am probably over rated at 1700 but won my first 36 games! I thought for a while I was invincible
    That we tend to get overrated here is also another good point. I look at my rating on the site and laugh! Higher rated players don't lose on time as much OTB!

    If I could tape a Post-It note to my OTB tournament board that said "Check all checks. Look for loose pieces. Check the books and database. Remember to wait until tomorrow if you're tired." my OTB rating would match my CC rating!
  6. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    27 Sep '11 01:44
    Originally posted by Paul Leggett
    That we tend to get overrated here is also another good point. I look at my rating on the site and laugh! Higher rated players don't lose on time as much OTB!

    If I could tape a Post-It note to my OTB tournament board that said "Check all checks. Look for loose pieces. Check the books and database. Remember to wait until tomorrow if you're tired." my OTB rating would match my CC rating!
    Notes other than moves made in a game are not allowed.
  7. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    27 Sep '11 01:47
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    Notes other than moves made in a game are not allowed.
    That's why I had the "If". Most of my excuses start that way!
  8. 27 Sep '11 02:12
    Tattoo it on your forehead and bring a mirror.

    The laughter will stop when you buy your first private jet from your prizemoney.
  9. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    27 Sep '11 02:16
    Originally posted by torten
    Tattoo it on your forehead and bring a mirror.

    The laughter will stop when you buy your first private jet from your prizemoney.
    Some bald guy with tattooed tablebases would just kick my @$$!
  10. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    27 Sep '11 06:02 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by ronnyfast76
    [gid][gid]8683455 [/gid]Game 8683458Game 8683761Game 8704253Game 8688748Game 8713231Game 8683762Game 8683740[/gid]
    Ok now, in reading the thread title and your original post, WTH?? R U frum MARS or wut?
  11. Subscriber thaughbaer
    Duckfinder General
    27 Sep '11 06:58 / 1 edit
    Retire now before you get beaten. You account remains open. In 20 years time you can claim you haven't been beaten on RHP for 20 years. I've put an alarm in my phone for 27th September 2031 to come back and check.
  12. 27 Sep '11 08:04
    Originally posted by torten
    Tattoo it on your forehead and bring a mirror.
    Or tattoo it on your opponent's forehead and don't bring a mirror:
    - easier to read
    - doesn't hurt that much
  13. 27 Sep '11 12:20
    Originally posted by tvochess
    Or tattoo it on your opponent's forehead and don't bring a mirror:
    - easier to read
    - doesn't hurt that much
    That was my original thought.I discarded it for four reasons.
    1.your opponent has arms the size of your legs
    2.your opponent is a beautiful woman
    3.you'd need to tattoo every opponent
    4.your opponent is your spouse
  14. 27 Sep '11 13:23
    Originally posted by torten
    That was my original thought.I discarded it for four reasons.
    1.your opponent has arms the size of your legs
    2.your opponent is a beautiful woman
    3.you'd need to tattoo every opponent
    4.your opponent is your spouse
    True, but I think that only (3) is applicable to real-life chess opponents.