Originally posted by joesheppeTime is part of the game. If it wasn't, then we would'nt have time controls. You didn't move in time, and so you lost. All I can say is get over it, and next time make sure you move in time.
Hey folks -- do you want to know one way in which to secure for yourself a high rating? Answer: Time-out your opponents! Don't come here to play chess. Come here to inflate your rating.
This jackass timed out our two games at 8 and 11 moves respectively. Now some of you have played me and have seen me here for years, and know that I am not known for slow ...[text shortened]... ecord, and it did for me. Several players waited for me to recover. They are here to play chess.
Originally posted by joesheppeWhy don't you take up knitting. That way you can take ALL the time you need.
You don't get it, Steve. We're here to play and enjoy playing the game. We're not here to pad our ratings into infinity. Check out TheBigCat's rating. Do you believe he is that strong? I frankly don't. He's a charlatan, and he collects points any way he can to puff himself up. Many of us know better. That's truth, too.