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  1. 20 Feb '11 21:27
    Will taking the 'timeout' win gain you the same amount of points as a checkmate? Sorry, I'm pretty new to the site.
  2. 20 Feb '11 21:32
    Yep. A win is a win is a win. Crush the skull.
  3. Standard member Thabtos
    I am become Death
    22 Feb '11 17:18
    If you have low character you may make a practice of challenging people who play 3 day a move games with a 7 day timebank to a 1 day game with no timebank and earn points that way.
  4. 22 Feb '11 17:29
    Originally posted by Thabtos
    If you have low character you may make a practice of challenging people who play 3 day a move games with a 7 day timebank to a 1 day game with no timebank and earn points that way.
    On another site there is constant arguing about those who challenge people to 14+ day a move games. Apparently they want the opponent to get bored and then time out! Another weird idea from that site is that winning by time out is cheating is some strange way.
  5. 24 Feb '11 14:49
    Originally posted by Thabtos
    If you have low character you may make a practice of challenging people who play 3 day a move games with a 7 day timebank to a 1 day game with no timebank and earn points that way.
    Or find your game deleted and (if repeated) yourself on the ignore list.

    Richard
  6. Standard member Thabtos
    I am become Death
    24 Feb '11 16:28
    It's not illegal, it's not cheating; when you accept the game you enter into a contract with mutual terms so you have the same ability to time them out as they have to time you out. In a way when you lose like that it's because you've been outwitted by a player before the first move...but gawd it burned me up when it started happening to me.

    When I first started playing I thought I was going to be the bold hero and accept any challenge given to me...then I got timed out on the 25th hour a couple of times and I've become more discriminating.