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Rating (1998)
Last moved 1 day 16 hours and 43 minutes ago

About finnegan

And if somewhere out there,
Nearby or far away, we're summoned
By war, by country, by life,
Let them summon us in vain, and let
Each, under some friendly shade,
Dream of his opponent.
And the chess game, of its indifference.
Fernando Pessoa (1916)

If we have the possibility of knowing the truth, why would we choose to be deceived? (Isiah Berlin)

When you want to know the truth, you do not care who is right. (Richard Feynman)

"Is there anything more inconsistent with civil conversation, and the end of all debate, than not to take an answer, though ever so full and satisfactory, but still to go on with the dispute as long as equivocal sounds can furnish a 'medius terminus', a term to wrangle with on the one side or a distinction on the other?......for this in short is the way and perfection of logical disputes, that the opponent never takes any answer, nor the respondent ever yield to any argument." John Locke, Thoughts Concerning Education, 1690

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Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

2071 games

As White

1038 games

As Black

1033 games

Player Stats

All Games Played2131
In Progress19
All Moves61615
Moves This Month26
Tournament Entry Rating2003

Rated Color


2071 games


1092 games


689 games


290 games

Rated Timeouts


130 games


5 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating200820082010
Average Rating195519221896
Lowest Rating190418391710
Opponent Average Rating183618611803
Games Rated20107863
  • 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 02 Oct '15 .