...and why not have a warning screen everytime you are about to checkmate someone.
"Are you sure you want to checkmate your opponent.
It means he will instantly lose the game. Please re-consider."
Skull crushing it all part of the game. The player agreed to the Time Control
the moment he made his first move.
If there was no time control penalty then players facing mate
in one would never move. Nobody would win or lose.
Everyone would have a grade of 1200.
I cannot see the point of being apolgetic in a profile. Where does it stop?
I will take hanging pieces.
I may castle.
I will promote my pawns.
If I win please forgive me, I did not mean to.
I vote that when you click a skull the system should play you a happy tune,
one that is catchy enough that you can merrily whistle it all day long.