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United States  William

Blitz Chess Player
Age:  48
Occupation:  Retired
Country:  United States
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"CHESS" - A game for all who so choose to lock into battle. A war; of will & wit that's fought on a true mine field of 64 alternating black and white colored squares.;Dark & Light, Slow and Fast, Yen & Yang. A confrontation between two; where speed and a quick hand can deal devastation on one hand, and concentration and deep thinking can be ever bit as deadly on the other.

Hello there; if your reading this; I welcome you too I.C. The is my home Chess site; and I highly recommend it; it is by far the best I've come across.

hope to see across the board; and I wish you good luck,good games; and if you can;......tell someone about InstantChess.com



This I borrow from a friend's page;
"A winning strategy in Chess often involves balancing several considerations against each other. Moves that maximize immediate material gain might expose a vulnerability or yield a difficult position as the game progresses. A profitable move would be one that both furthers you attack and solidifies your defense."

“A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror.”’(The great Steinitz)

"I play honestly and I play to win. If I lose, I take my medicine." -Bobby Fischer-
"All that matters on the chessboard is good moves."
Bobby Fischer
"I felt that chess... is a science in the form of a game... I consider myself a scientist. I wanted to be treated like a scientist."
Bobby Fischer
"I like the moment when I break a man's ego."
Bobby Fischer

thanks too alev v. for the quotes ...! ;-)

18.10.2004
24.10.2004

Since
13.3.2003
90 %
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22.2.2014

 
1933

Elo
24.2.2014
 
1802

Elo
26.8.2005
 
1841

Elo
3.3.2013
 
1872

Elo
20.9.2014


Ratings & Games
OverallClassicRapidBlitzLightning
Overall Rating
1747  -5
Class:  B
Position:  201 of 6554
TimelineCalculation
Rating progress
Highest:  1821
December 9, 2014  
Played games:  11337
Won:  5506
Lost:  5525
Draw:  236
Adjourned:  70
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Openings
Last 90 daysLast 365 days
Known
15
Usage Ratio • Games • Efficiency
C23 Bishop's opening: 
16.7%  
B12 Caro-Kann defence: 
11.1%  
A00 Saragossa opening: 
 5.6%
A02 Bird's opening: 
 5.6%
A21 English, Kramnik-Shirov cou...: 
 5.6%
A40 Queen's pawn: English defence: 
 5.6%
A40 Queen's pawn: 
 5.6%
Others
 44.2%
Never played:  E71 King's Indian: Makagonov s...
Openings Report
Tournaments
Tournament Points
6
1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Group Tournaments Wins
x 0 x 1 x 3 x 1
TPs  = 3x0+2x1+1x3+1x1 = 6
Tournaments:  45
1st Place:  0
2nd Place:  1
3rd Place:  3
Group Tournaments Wins:  1
Other places:  40
Unknown:  0
Tournaments Archive
Premium Competition
Points
18550
League:  LXVII
Position:  #4
At 2:00 AM GMT Sunday July 23, 2017:
Leaderboard Position Points
All Lightning
Players & Ratings
330 of 6622 6622-330 = 6292
All Blitz
Players & Ratings
4689 of 6506 6506-4689 = 1817
All Rapid
Players & Ratings
3034 of 8395 8395-3034 = 5361
All Classic
Players & Ratings
116 of 5150 5150-116 = 5034
Known openings 14
10 x hours played
in the last 30 days
32
 pts = 6292+1817+5361+5034+14+32 = 18 550 
The next round starts at: 1:59 AM GMT Sunday July 30, 2017
Top League:  IV
2:00 AM GMT Sunday November 3, 2013
United States William
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