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About RJHinds

I am a former USCF member with highest over-the-board rating of 1817. I earned that rating after finishing in a 3-way tie for first in the under 1600 division at the Philadelphia World Open in 1982. At that time the USCF was giving 100 bonus rating points to the winners. I joined this site in order to get rid of the rust from not playing due to work and family restraints. I hope that I might learn to play better chess and have fun in my retirement years. I am also U. S. Postal Service and U. S. Army retired.
UPDATE: My rating after 5 months of play is 1825 at RHP. I have posted on the Spirituality Forum. I don't believe the theory of evolution, but believe in creation by God in 6 days.
UPDATE FEB 2012: I joined a chess club again after 30 years to play OTB chess. They have the room for only 2 hours, so they play 15 minute quick and 45 minute regular games. Both are quicker than I was used to playing. I'm not doing too well. I joined another chess club that plays 90 minute games but it takes me nearly 1 1/2 hours to get there.
UPDATE AUG 20, 2012: After returning to OTB chess from a 30 year break my regular rating is now 1547 from 38 games. However I did defeat a 1900+ player on my way down playing the longer time controls of G/90, d/5.
No OTB Chess since JUN 2013 due to obligation to care for handicapped wife.
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1). Christians must live by faith and not by sight alone.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

354 games

As White

182 games

As Black

172 games

Player Stats

All Games Played361
In Progress2
All Moves12199
Moves This Month50
Tournament Entry Rating2150

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Rated Timeouts


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90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating215721572183
Average Rating213921362125
Lowest Rating211421032062
Opponent Average Rating205518181999
Games Rated1034137
  • 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 24 Mar '18 .