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Multiple Accounts

It is not allowed for one person to have more than one account at the same time at If two people use the same computer, one of them has be a premium member and they should not play each other. Otherwise, both accounts will be suspended.

Forum Posts

Everyone can post in the Chess Forums, but only Premium Members can create a new topic. Please check for threads already started with same subject before creating a new thread. If there is one, post your comments in there. Creating multiple threads with the same subject makes it difficult for members to find what they want.

Personal Attacks

You are not allowed to make personal attacks against other members of Chesshere in public forums. If you do so you will be banned from the forums. If you have a complaint against a member, please send the following information to admin using the Contact Us form: 1) Players Username 2) Explain your complaint 3) If the complaint involves a game, include a link to that game.

Chess Computer Programs

You are allowed to use a computer database for the opening of your game, but once the database opening ends you are not allowed to use a chess program to suggest moves in your game.

Placing Ads to Other Chess Sites and/or Businesses

It is illegal to place an ad for any other chess site anywhere visible by the public. This is also true of a business product. The only exception to this rule is if a person posts an address where a program may be downloaded for free in order to help another person with computer problems (such as Firefox or SuperAntiSpyware).

Rating Manipulation

Rating manipulation of any kind is forbidden and once evidence has been shown that a person has thrown games he/she will be removed from the site and their login name will appear in a public list in the Chess Forums. If you break one of these rules your account will either receive a ban or you could be suspended permanently.