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Ohforf

Rating (1454)
Last moved 7 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

1925 games

As White

949 games

As Black

976 games

Player Stats

All Games Played1966
Rated1927
Won935
Lost906
Drawn125
In Progress23
All Moves59416
Moves This Month39
Rating1454
Tournament Entry Rating1538

Rated Color

All

1925 games

Won

902 games

Lost

898 games

Drawn

125 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

34 games

Lost

17 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating154016231742
Average Rating149514931552
Lowest Rating144513671337
Opponent Average Rating153815251560
Games Rated913251376
  • 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 28 Apr '16 .