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Rating (1937)
Last moved 14 hours and 45 minutes ago

About cardinalal

Diehard Cardinal baseball fan who has been transplanted into the south suburbs of Chicago.
Enjoy talking to my opponents, especially about sports.

Used to play postal chess as a youth and remembered looking forward to the mail everyday. Now, I look forward to checking my computer. To me, redhotpawn is like postal chess of yesteryear, only on steroids.

I will time you out if you exceed your timebank, and I would expect you to do the same to me. It is nothing personal, just the rules. I have never had an opponent, in over the board chess, ever let me continue playing if my time ran out (and yes I have suffered that fate more times than I would like to admit) A good friend of mine has always said "anybody can get a better position if they take more time."

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

1111 games

As White

576 games

As Black

535 games

Player Stats

All Games Played1140
In Progress14
All Moves36824
Moves This Month285
Tournament Entry Rating2002

Rated Color


1111 games


633 games


385 games


93 games

Rated Timeouts


52 games


3 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating201820682117
Average Rating197619661977
Lowest Rating193718611861
Opponent Average Rating182617851823
Games Rated32175881
  • 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 26 Oct '16 .