How to delete your chess.com account?
Chess.com is one of the biggest chess servers out there, where you can have fun with friends or find someone to play a quick or a long game of chess anytime you like. There are other popular chess servers like lichess and chess24 where you can log in to play anybody anywhere in the world. Perhaps you’ve found your preferred chess server to be any of the other popular chess servers or you just want to quit chess to focus on some other activities in your life, closing your Chess.com account might just be fine.
If you’ve got an issue with the game or your account, and that is why you’re deleting your account, you can try resolving the issue by contacting Chess.com here
If you’re unable to resolve the issue, here is how to delete your chess.com account.
Before we proceed, if you have linked your Facebook, Google, Twitch or some other third party accounts, then, you need to disconnect them from chess.com. It is quite a simple procedure. You just go to your linked third party app or web, go to the settings, then disconnect or deny access to chess.com. This is necessary if you want to delete your chess.com profile from third-party applications.
We’re now good to go with deleting our chess.com account. We can either do this through the chess.com website or the mobile application. Some time ago, when you start the process on the mobile app, you will be redirected to the website to complete the process of deleting your account, but now you can delete not just from your PC but also from your mobile phone.
How to delete your chess.com account on PC?
The first thing you do when you log in to your account is go to ‘Settings’, you do this by clicking on the Settings option at the bottom-left of the page, then selecting All Settings. Scroll down to the Settings page and click on Manage Account.
If you’re unable to get that correctly, there’s another option, you can also click on the Settings option at the bottom-left of the page, then select All Settings. Then click on Account/Payment from the sidebar menu and then on Manage Account.
Now that you’re on the Manage Account page, click on the Close My Account button at the bottom. If you’re on a subscribed membership, a button will appear to cancel your membership. You need to click on it to continue the process.
Then there is a pop-up box asking you to choose one of the reasons you’re deleting your account on Chess.com. Select your reason and then click on the Close My Account button at the bottom of the box.
After completing all these steps, your account will be terminated immediately and you won’t be able to log in using the same credentials until you create a new account.
How to delete your chess.com account mobile app
Open the app on either Android or iOS devices and follow these steps on how to delete your chess.com account.
Tap on the More tab at the bottom-right of the app. Then select Settings. It’ll take you to a new page
where you tap on Account. You then scroll to the bottom of the next page and select tap here link.
Then you will then be directed to a new page, then you select “tap here”
You can now delete your account by choosing “Close My Account” (you may want your data deleted, then you should toggle on remove my data before you select close my account).
Can I delete my chess com account and make a new one?
You can delete your old chess.com account and create a new one, yes. However, please read their policy and take the necessary steps before proceeding. You probably keep your chess.com account because it has a lot of value for you. Rather, log out and clear your cookies.
Can you have multiple chess com accounts?
No. Chess.com allows each member to have only one account. You can, however, create multiple accounts for your academy or your social media pages. But keep in mind that you can only play with one account at a time. Only titled players are permitted to create two accounts, one of which is real and the other anonymous.
Why was my chess com account disabled?
Chess.com reserves the right to terminate your account for a variety of reasons. They usually close accounts due to anti-cheating measures. They have a zero-tolerance policy for cheating. If you believe your account was closed for no reason, you can contact chess.com via email.
Is signing up for chess.com free?
Without a doubt, yes. Chess.com is currently one of the best chess website in the world to play on. You can sign up here
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