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Peterbowen8

Rating (1459)
Last moved 2 days 17 hours and 33 minutes ago

About Peterbowen8

I live near Manchester, England but I am originally from Liverpool. I have had a long lay off from chess (which i was never really that good at) so it now means that I am virtually starting over again. I am now 65 and retired from practising law so I have more time to study the game and play online.I play for fun only. Occasionally I can play ok but often I make the worst blunders. Some people take the game much more seriously than I do but I always try my best even when its not going well. I like to play those people who are gracious both in victory and defeat but not those who want to win at all costs simply to improve their rating even if it includes using underhand means. (You know who you are), People like that do nothing to enhance the enjoyment the rest of us get from playing the game fairly. However, I will take skulls in competitive games as the time limit is part of the game.
As well as playing chess I like to draw and paint. I also read a lot of Kindle books. I like to play classical/jazz guitar and I am learning to play piano (well sort of). I support Liverpool F.C, 5 times champions of Europe. I speak a little French and am trying to learn some Spanish. I am also addicted to some playstation games and I like most types of music. The Beatles are the best ever.
I like to chat as well as play but I know some people dont. I never object to people emailing during a game and I hope to meet some new people and make new friends while we play. Anyway, enough about me. Let's play! Bon chance y buenas suertes!

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

433 games

As White

216 games

As Black

217 games

Player Stats

All Games Played440
Rated433
Won246
Lost150
Drawn44
In Progress23
All Moves16709
Moves This Month408
Rating1459
Tournament Entry Rating1517

Rated Color

All

433 games

Won

244 games

Lost

145 games

Drawn

44 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

24 games

Lost

0 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating149615761576
Average Rating144114821467
Lowest Rating140413461336
Opponent Average Rating146814291390
Games Rated44267433
  • 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 15 Dec '17 .