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Rating (2013)
Last moved 8 hours and 54 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

1349 games

As White

695 games

As Black

654 games

Player Stats

All Games Played1378
In Progress14
All Moves44562
Moves This Month297
Tournament Entry Rating2079

Rated Color


1349 games


775 games


451 games


123 games

Rated Timeouts


66 games


3 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating206621452145
Average Rating202920772000
Lowest Rating200220021861
Opponent Average Rating196818551844
Games Rated27139849
  • 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 May '18 .