Sometimes you accept a LIVE game and then you wait for your opponent to play a move. But your opponent doesn’t do so.
How long do you wait before you decide to cancel the LIVE game?
30 seconds -1 minute
More than 5 minutes
I never cancel a game
it mostly depends on the timesettings of the match i think, i would wait longer if a match has more time anyway , i wouldn’t wait for very long if the timesetting was blitz style.
I (almost) never cancel a game. When I open games it’s usually correspondence or blitz. I don’t check who doesn’t play in my correspondence games and the blitz settings I usually use are very fast. Sometimes when I’m white I even don’t react on time and lose by timeout (because I get distracted while I’m waiting that the game starts).
Not sure that the players who cancel quickly are reading the forum.
A lot of the time, I wait exactly a minute, if the opponent doesn’t greet.
Once we get an answer to this can we please get automatic first-move timeouts? if you’ve got 20min main/initial time… you’ll be waiting 20 min before the system does something
I think lichess does 30s or something
I think we have (Still waiting the exact answer for live/blitz but in correspondence it’s 3 days)
It depends on the time you had in the game, I think. With byo yomi, it’s usually the same as the main time. Very fast games have 20 seconds.
Oh! Well someone let me know if there is a “starting timer” for live games because the last time I played regularly, there was none…
My goal still is to give full documentation on these specific timers (start, disconnection, scoring) in the wiki.
Seems pretty hard to get it.