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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
91 %
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2004

2010

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
Rapid Rating
1621  8
Class:  B
Position:  2065 of 3805
TimelineCalculation
Rating progress
Highest:  1841
March 3, 2013  
Played games:  4730
Won:  2290
Lost:  2284
Draw:  123
Adjourned:  33
Games Feed
Games Archive
Commentaries Feed
Openings
Last 90 daysLast 365 days
Known
29
Usage Ratio • Games • Efficiency
C23 Bishop's opening: 
11.1%  
C41 Philidor's defence: 
5.6%  
B00 Owen defence: 
5.6%  
B20 Sicilian defence: 
5.6%  
B12 Caro-Kann defence: 
5.6%  
D20 Queen's gambit accepted: 
 2.8%
D00 Queen's pawn game: 
 2.8%
Others
 60.9%
Never played:  D19 QGD Slav: Dutch variation
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
19983
League:  XLI
Position:  #7
At 2:00 AM GMT Sunday August 20, 2017:
Leaderboard Position Points
All Lightning
Players & Ratings
390 of 6353 6353-390 = 5963
All Blitz
Players & Ratings
2031 of 6232 6232-2031 = 4201
All Rapid
Players & Ratings
3132 of 8022 8022-3132 = 4890
All Classic
Players & Ratings
108 of 4967 4967-108 = 4859
Known openings 29
10 x hours played
in the last 30 days
41
 pts = 5963+4201+4890+4859+29+41 = 19 983 
The next round starts at: 1:59 AM GMT Sunday August 27, 2017
Top League:  IV
2:00 AM GMT Sunday November 3, 2013
United States William
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