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  1. Standard member impatient
    Big Cheese
    26 Jul '07 15:56
    Any one know roughly average # of moves per game, and how much it changes with ratings?
  2. 26 Jul '07 16:17
    My average is around 30-35 moves per game, taking into account drawn-out endgames & earlyish resignations on both sides.

    I play for a result either way & draw very few games, so for more cautious players the average number of moves per game could be 40+.
  3. 26 Jul '07 16:52
    Originally posted by Squelchbelch
    My average is around 30-35 moves per game, taking into account drawn-out endgames & earlyish resignations on both sides.

    I play for a result either way & draw very few games, so for more cautious players the average number of moves per game could be 40+.
    thats probably the same for me... some games go really short, 10-20 moves, others go long 40-60 moves... so it averages out to around 30-35
  4. Standard member impatient
    Big Cheese
    26 Jul '07 17:01
    I have only 8 games going, but most are well over 30 moves - seemed long - maybe I am getting more patient.
  5. 26 Jul '07 17:04
    Originally posted by impatient
    I have only 8 games going, but most are well over 30 moves - seemed long - maybe I am getting more patient.
    it also depends on the players and how inclined they are to resign when down material.