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Macpo

Rating (1801)
Last moved 1806 days 13 hours and 14 minutes ago

About Macpo

"It is well known that some chess players are able to play several games at the same time, without looking at the boards. [...] And, thus, playing "blindly", mentally representing at any moment the position of each piece on each board, they manage to win, often against skilled players, the several simultaneous games. [...]

There would be here, according to [Taine], a purely visual memory. The player would see, as in an inner mirror, the image of all his boards with all their pieces, as it appears at the last played move. [But] the image of the board is not presented as such to the memory of the player, as "in a mirror"; it requires, at any moment, an effort from the player to reconstitute the situation. What is this effort? [...] Chess players first agreed to declare that the mental vision of pieces would be more annoying than useful. What they remember and represent to themselves of every piece, is not its outer aspect, but its power, its range and value, finally its function. A bishop is not a piece of wood with a more or less strange form; it is an "oblique force". A rook is a certain capacity to walk "straight" [...]. What is present to the memory of the player is a certain composition of forces, even a certain relation between allied and enemy forces."

Bergson, The Intellectual Effort.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

429 games

As White

209 games

As Black

220 games

Player Stats

All Games Played500
Rated429
Won296
Lost167
Drawn37
In Progress0
All Moves13897
Moves This Month0
Rating1801
Tournament Entry Rating1801

Rated Color

All

429 games

Won

275 games

Lost

118 games

Drawn

36 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

22 games

Lost

8 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating191919192057
Average Rating186918691842
Lowest Rating180118011529
Opponent Average Rating144114411674
Games Rated66429
  • 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 12 Jan '13 .