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Oh no!
Temporarily banned from lobby games!

You will be able to play again через 15 минуты.
Why?
Either you have aborted too many games,
or you have not played the games you started,
or you quit games without resigning.

Once you start a game, you must play it!

To avoid starting unwanted games,
make use of the filters available when creating a game.
To avoid playing a particular player,
block them using the block button on their profile page.

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Why do I cancel the game?
I do not want to play with users whose rating is not defined. Those users near that rating is a question mark (example: 1500?).
But the question mark is not displayed next to the player's rating in the section GAME -> LOBBY.
And yet, when you create your game, there is no such setting, "I do not want to play with the players which is not defined rating."

And every time it turns out that I know that the player's rating is not defined only when the game started. What do I do if I do not want to play with such a player? Just cancel the game.

SENTENCE:
1. I propose to show a question mark next to the rating of the player in the GAME -> LOBBY.
2. I propose to make the setting "not to play with the players whose rating is not defined" in PLAY -> CREATE A GAME.

PS I want to explain why I do not want to play with the players whose rating is not defined.
1. Sometimes you face a very strong player, and he played the first game. And I shoot a lot of rating points, as if I had lost a player with a rating of 1500.
2. There are players who play not only the rating of the game and determine their effect on the rating of the game is impossible, and I want to know with any player I've played, what his playing strength.

Thank you.

If there was a way to filter out all the new players, it would be too hard for new joiners to play rated games.

A sidenote about point PS 1. Glicko2 uses deviation, ratings with a question mark means that the deviation is above something like 100-110, usually above 300 for new players I think. Therefore it will not affect your rating as much as an established 1500 player.

If you loose against a low rated player, then your own deviation will also rise. Which makes it easier for you to gain the points* back if you win against someone with higher rating.

* There is no points

"If there was a way to filter out all the new players, it would be too hard for new joiners to play rated games."

I do not think so. Many people do not care with whom to play.

I propose to show a question mark next to the rating of the player in the GAME -> LOBBY. It is easy.

what do you fear? -10 rating points? If he has the same elo as you but with ? You wont loose more elo points as you would without the ? I dont understand your problem.

DrChesspain edited #6

I think we all have an obligation to be welcoming to new players. That should mean being respectful when chatting and not aborting simply because the person has a provisional rating.

There are players who play not only games rating and the rating is unknown. When I'm not playing the rating game, I want to know what the power of my opponent's game.

From a practical point of view, if you play in tournaments you will be less likely to encounter new players than if you play in the lobby.

I sometimes do not play rated games to try new chess openings and new ideas. And I need to know what the rating my enemy. I need to know how I found coups, and to know it can only know the opponent's rating. Some passages can be used with weak players, but absolutely can not be used with those players who play hard. And if I am connected with the player whose rating is not defined, I am forced to cancel the game, otherwise I will not know the value of my ideas.