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Ohforf

Rating (1530)
Last moved 30 minutes ago

About Ohforf

Before playing here I hadn't seriously played since 1969, when I would drop in at the Chess House on W. 72nd St (NYC) at 4 a.m. after my taxicab shift (there were always plenty of players). The Chess House is gone now. And where have all the players gone? On line, I guess!

Quite often I won't choose what I think is the best move, but what I think is the most ~interesting~ move. So if you see me make what seems to be a bad move... well, actually it's quite likely a blunder. But it could be something else!

I will take skulls in ladder games if I am the challenger, because delays can cause position loss in ladder games, but I won't click on skulls in a tournament game if you time-out; the system will automatically award me the game 2-4 days after your skull appears. And in regular games I won't claim a game because you time-out unless you seem uninterested in moving.

If you make a blunder and realize it right away, send me a message and if I get it before my move I'll let you take the move back, if it's reversible (not a pawn move, no piece taken, no one in check, etc.) The procedure would be that I will make a "dummy" move, then you take back your (blunder) move, then I will take back my dummy move, and then you can go again. You have to send me a message if you want to do this; I used to ask people first if they wanted to take back the move, but it takes too much time that way.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

1597 games

As White

786 games

As Black

811 games

Player Stats

All Games Played1635
Rated1599
Won791
Lost737
Drawn107
In Progress14
All Moves49729
Moves This Month485
Rating1530
Tournament Entry Rating1574

Rated Color

All

1597 games

Won

758 games

Lost

732 games

Drawn

107 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

32 games

Lost

14 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating161916191742
Average Rating154415401564
Lowest Rating148914521337
Opponent Average Rating154315621564
Games Rated662631229
  • Moves This Month is the number of moves made since the 1st of the month.
  • Highest Rating excludes provisional (first 20) games.
  • Tournament Entry Rating is calculated by the formula (CurrentRating + HighestRating) / 2. The entry rating will never drop to more than 100 points below your Highest Rating.
  • Rated stats are updated within 24 hours of the last completed rated game. Last refreshed on 24 Apr '15 .