Please turn on javascript in your browser to play chess.
Only Chess Forum

Only Chess Forum

  1. 17 Jul '15 05:53
    Would it be cheating to start a game with a friend and when it is one move from checkmate resign and start heaps of games with high ranked players e.g. cenerentola then checkmate them?
  2. 17 Jul '15 15:52
    Originally posted by PaulTheLion
    Would it be cheating to start a game with a friend and when it is one move from checkmate resign and start heaps of games with high ranked players e.g. cenerentola then checkmate them?
    No,just pointless
  3. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    18 Jul '15 14:59
    Originally posted by PaulTheLion
    Would it be cheating to start a game with a friend and when it is one move from checkmate resign and start heaps of games with high ranked players e.g. cenerentola then checkmate them?
    I'm not sure if it would be cheating, but why would anyone do something like this?
  4. Standard member Steve45
    Garry Kasparov
    18 Jul '15 16:18
    I don't even understand the original post.
  5. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    18 Jul '15 18:02
    Originally posted by PaulTheLion
    Would it be cheating to start a game with a friend and when it is one move from checkmate resign and start heaps of games with high ranked players e.g. cenerentola then checkmate them?
    Cenerentola wouldn't even accept any of the challenges and delete the games.
  6. Subscriber moonbus
    Uber-Nerd
    19 Jul '15 08:18 / 1 edit
    I reckon there are two types of players here: those who play to play, and those who play to ramp up their ratings.
  7. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    24 Jul '15 12:26
    Originally posted by Steve45
    I don't even understand the original post.
    The point the OP tries to raise (if I understand correctly) is if a person plays a lot of games to lose before losing in a given game, to deplete the joy of the winner, is that cheating?

    If the aim was to turn off people they should play against top players, but against weak players and lose by intend to diminish their rating. This is known as "snadbagging" seen as akind of legal cheating.
  8. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    27 Jul '15 11:30
    Originally posted by moonbus
    I reckon there are two types of players here: those who play to play, and those who play to ramp up their ratings.
    How does he expect to ever checkmate an engine?
  9. Standard member Schlecter
    The King of Board
    27 Jul '15 12:03
    I did the opposite:
    -
    If I know that this game is already lost, I wait that my rival increase his own rating in other games, so I play very very slow, waiting the right moment to resign.....(but what if my rival start a losing streak in his own?)
  10. 27 Jul '15 20:50
    Originally posted by PaulTheLion
    Would it be cheating to start a game with a friend and when it is one move from checkmate resign and start heaps of games with high ranked players e.g. cenerentola then checkmate them?
    Best to just not play them.
  11. Standard member Wulebgr
    Angler
    28 Jul '15 21:03
    Any sort of rating manipulation is cheating.