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Fred Aborn

Rating (2447)
Last moved 11 hours and 51 minutes ago

About Fred Aborn

I played my games according to the style of Anderson for awhile. Then I played according to a book by Karpov. Later I built a database of the games of Sergey Karjakin because he had a nice simple opening style that I wanted to learn for OTB play. Now I use a new more complete opening book which includes the best of modern play.

I've been playing since 1954. My favorite opening move back then was P-R4. Later I played in college where my roommate taught me the fools mate. After that, I played where I worked and won those tournaments. In the early 1980's, I used to go to the Boylston Chess club at nights.

I played postal chess in the era before good computer chess programs and did very well. I played chess computers for a few years before I found out how high their rating was. I improved a public domain computer program by making it play faster. I've acquired and read a hundred chess books over the years. I occasionally play at chess bars.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

424 games

As White

202 games

As Black

222 games

Player Stats

All Games Played519
Rated424
Won390
Lost26
Drawn103
In Progress7
All Moves15922
Moves This Month89
Rating2447
Tournament Entry Rating2447

Rated Color

All

424 games

Won

319 games

Lost

18 games

Drawn

87 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

35 games

Lost

2 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating244724472447
Average Rating244024322374
Lowest Rating243324112254
Opponent Average Rating195921151997
Games Rated1370297
  • 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 08 Jun '17 .