Peterbowen8

Rating 1237

Playing max preferred number of games
Daily ChessLast move 5 hours and 50 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 69 and retired from practising law so I have a bit more time to 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 books. I like to play classical/jazz guitar and I am learning to play piano. I support Liverpool F.C, 6 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

1833 games

As White

920 games

As Black

913 games

Daily ChessStats

Games Played1858
Rated1833
Won1080
Lost646
Drawn132
In Progress10
All Moves66812
Moves This Month173
Rating1237
Tourn. Entry Rating1514
Vacation rem' 202236 days

Rated Color

All

1833 games

Won

1064 games

Lost

638 games

Drawn

131 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

107 games

Lost

23 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating139716141614
Average Rating125813711378
Lowest Rating118411841180
Opponent Average Rating140113161277
Games Rated553711449
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