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  1. 30 Sep '06 10:59
    I know this time control isn't to everyones tastes but the ones I've played in have filled (or very nearly filled) pretty quickly.

    Thanks!
  2. 01 Oct '06 12:38
    Originally posted by davidmacc
    I know this time control isn't to everyones tastes but the ones I've played in have filled (or very nearly filled) pretty quickly.

    Thanks!
    I see you're going for a hattrick of hardcores....
  3. 15 Oct '06 15:32
    I'm in one of the October Hardcore tournaments (0/30 1350-1500, http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/view.php?tid=1492), and have a bit of a problem. I'm off to a very good start 🙂, but one of my opponents seems to have taken an action that'll hurt my chances of winning the tournament.

    Dinc168 is beating me in one of our games (nothing wrong with that!), but has resigned every other game in the tournament - even some where he is up a couple pieces. While I'm happy to finish the game, and most likely give him the win soon enough, it seems unfair that everyone else was essentailly given a free 3 points. Is there anything I can do about it?
  4. 15 Oct '06 16:02
    Originally posted by OrangeKing
    I'm in one of the October Hardcore tournaments (0/30 1350-1500, http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/view.php?tid=1492), and have a bit of a problem. I'm off to a very good start 🙂, but one of my opponents seems to have taken an action that'll hurt my chances of winning the tournament.

    Dinc168 is beating me in one of our games (nothing wrong with tha ...[text shortened]... t everyone else was essentailly given a free 3 points. Is there anything I can do about it?
    the only thing you could do is ask him/her to resign the game and say you'll give him/her the rating points back. you never know they might agree to it.
  5. Standard member Snowman606
    Playing badly
    16 Oct '06 11:23
    Originally posted by OrangeKing
    I'm in one of the October Hardcore tournaments (0/30 1350-1500, http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/view.php?tid=1492), and have a bit of a problem. I'm off to a very good start 🙂, but one of my opponents seems to have taken an action that'll hurt my chances of winning the tournament.

    Dinc168 is beating me in one of our games (nothing wrong with tha ...[text shortened]... t everyone else was essentailly given a free 3 points. Is there anything I can do about it?
    Looks like a sandbagger to me. He/she is likely to appearing in a 0-1249 final against me in the not too distant future. I'll have to make sure that crime doesn't pay 🙂
  6. 16 Oct '06 19:59
    Originally posted by OrangeKing
    I'm in one of the October Hardcore tournaments (0/30 1350-1500, http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/view.php?tid=1492), and have a bit of a problem. I'm off to a very good start 🙂, but one of my opponents seems to have taken an action that'll hurt my chances of winning the tournament.

    Dinc168 is beating me in one of our games (nothing wrong with tha ...[text shortened]... t everyone else was essentailly given a free 3 points. Is there anything I can do about it?
    Try the send feedback link. The site admins are the only ones who could conceivably act on your complaint. If you do, let us know what their response is.
  7. Standard member GalaxyShield
    Mr. Shield
    16 Oct '06 20:44
    Originally posted by zebano
    Try the send feedback link. The site admins are the only ones who could conceivably act on your complaint. If you do, let us know what their response is.
    'If' they respond.
  8. 17 Oct '06 15:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by zebano
    Try the send feedback link. The site admins are the only ones who could conceivably act on your complaint. If you do, let us know what their response is.
    I did get a response, saying they hope it doesn't happen again and that it is a strange situation, but that they don't have the tools to correct it (nor are they sure that they would if they could, as players who were winning their games at the time of the mass resignation might feel cheated). Which I'm ok with, at least I got a response. I'll just have to keep winning my other games. 🙂
  9. Standard member The Slow Pawn
    HIT THE LIGHTS
    21 Oct '06 13:19 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by OrangeKing
    I'm in one of the October Hardcore tournaments (0/30 1350-1500, http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/view.php?tid=1492), and have a bit of a problem. I'm off to a very good start 🙂, but one of my opponents seems to have taken an action that'll hurt my chances of winning the tournament.

    Dinc168 is beating me in one of our games (nothing wrong with tha t everyone else was essentailly given a free 3 points. Is there anything I can do about it?
    you could stop moaning and get on with it
  10. 22 Oct '06 01:56
    Originally posted by The Slow Pawn
    you could stop moaning and get on with it
    Thank you for this insightful reply 4 days after I posted the resolution to this situation. It has advanced the thread in ways I never dreamed possible. I hardly think I was moaning, either (I resigned the game days ago and never said a word to the player), but again, thanks!
  11. 26 Oct '06 20:34
    bleh, I should not have entered this tournament.