Rating 1196

About PapaGottlieb

Here is a statement of chess purpose in truncated English (TE): Me very happy to play chess with all the peoples. Please to be gentle when playing.

Here is a statement of chess purpose in modern German (MD): Ich bin sehr fröhlich mit alle Völker der Welt spielen. Bitte sei sanft. Ich bin gefühlvoll.

Here is a statement of chess purpose in middle English (ME):
In a somer seson . whan soft was þe sonne
I shoop me in shroudes . as I a shep weere
In abite as an eremite . vnholy of werkes
Wente wyd in þis world . wondres to hure

Here is the most beautiful sentence ever written (KG): Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος ... καὶ ὁ λόγος σὰρξ ἐγένετο καὶ ἐσκήνωσεν ἐν ἡμῖν

NOTICE of 12-11-19: Wrestling with the maxim γνῶθι σεαυτόν, I have found that 1-day timeouts are non-conducive to my happiness and are to be avoided.

UPDATE of 04-07-20: Abandoning several games today to reduce my overall load to something more manageable (and, most importantly, pleasurable). My apologies, ladies and gents, for the several abrupt departures, but it's a matter of cutting off a toe to save the foot, don't you know? (Further apologies if my metaphor makes you lovely people the jettisoned toe.) To this end, I have acquired several of the old U.S.C.F. postal chess recorder albums in order to manage my games in anachronistic fashion.

N.B. Eeee takee skulle quickee.

Header shows detail of a memento mori (c.1650) by Peeter Gijsels; avatar is a detail from a painting by Mikhail Vasilevich Nesterov, entitled Head of an Old Man, which depicts an old guy, both hairy and fat, a striking resemblance indeed.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

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All Rated

84 games

As White

42 games

As Black

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Player Stats

All Games Played85
In Progress0
All Moves1569
Moves This Month0
Tourn. Entry Rating1519

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90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating146216191619
Average Rating130814381438
Lowest Rating119411941194
Opponent Average Rating139713891389
Games Rated328484
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