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Rating (1587)
Last moved 1748 days 1 hour and 57 minutes ago

About maitkenhead

It's all about the chess! Trying to improve my game by playing as hard as I can and analysing all completed games for better moves to make. I'll take skulls, and like to play games fairly rapidly, but I'm happy to wait if you have other things to do!

Everybody has a piece of advice they can give about chess. Here's mine: look at all of the possible moves. Really look at them. Don't dismiss anything out of hand, just because it looks bad at first glance.

Here's one that I'm proud of! It shows the advantage of good development, and has a nice finish:

Game 9194303

Proud leader of the Border Reivers, rustling all the way from Aberdeen.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

855 games

As White

426 games

As Black

429 games

Player Stats

All Games Played885
In Progress0
All Moves27502
Moves This Month0
Tournament Entry Rating1587

Rated Color


855 games


635 games


153 games


67 games

Rated Timeouts


91 games


31 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating210921602242
Average Rating184020171964
Lowest Rating158715871502
Opponent Average Rating173918221591
Games Rated2872854
  • 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 21 Sep '13 .