Rating 1800

About Gambiteer

I've had a passion for chess since my teen years, and for xiangqi (Chinese chess) nearly as long, and I greatly enjoy the relaxed pace of postal play.

I'll usually make a move every day or two, but please use your time as you see fit, and enjoy your games at your own pace.

I firmly believe that the love of board games is ultimately a very HUMAN endeavor, so I'm always looking for games with folks who enjoy some conversation, and maybe even to share a laugh or two. That doesn't mean that I play less than my best, though -- games are more interesting when everyone is playing to win! I just like to share in the joy of play and some camaraderie along the way.

I'll have a game with *anyone* who is polite and friendly, even if you are outside my preference settings. If you read this and would like to play, please feel free to shoot me a message; I always keep a few game slots open for special games with new friends or old.

In addition to chess, I play *many* other board and card games. I am also an amateur musician, doing fingerstyle playing on guitar, ukulele, and dulcimer, and playing harmonica in straight and cross harp styles.


Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

45 games

As White

28 games

As Black

17 games

Player Stats

All Games Played46
In Progress0
All Moves1091
Moves This Month0
Tourn. Entry Rating1800

Rated Color


45 games


35 games


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Rated Timeouts


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90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating180018001800
Average Rating179117321732
Lowest Rating178216451645
Opponent Average Rating165516311631
Games Rated31919
  • 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 29 Dec '19 .

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