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finnegan

Rating (1927)
Last moved 14 hours and 1 minute 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

"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."
Kahlil Gibran

"Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance."
Bertrand Russell

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Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

2181 games

As White

1098 games

As Black

1083 games

Player Stats

All Games Played2242
Rated2182
Won1197
Lost736
Drawn309
In Progress1
All Moves64924
Moves This Month35
Rating1927
Tournament Entry Rating1943

Rated Color

All

2181 games

Won

1140 games

Lost

732 games

Drawn

309 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

134 games

Lost

5 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating195519602063
Average Rating194019391937
Lowest Rating192919201839
Opponent Average Rating188618851834
Games Rated832581
  • 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 11 Dec '17 .