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Rating (2126)
Last moved 8 hours and 7 minutes ago

About cardinalal

Diehard Cardinal baseball fan who has been transplanted into the south suburbs of Chicago.
Enjoy talking to my opponents, especially about sports.

Used to play postal chess as a youth and remembered looking forward to the mail everyday. Now, I look forward to checking my computer. To me, redhotpawn is like postal chess of yesteryear, only on steroids.

I will time you out if you exceed your timebank, and I would expect you to do the same to me. It is nothing personal, just the rules. I have never had an opponent, in over the board chess, ever let me continue playing if my time ran out (and yes I have suffered that fate more times than I would like to admit) A good friend of mine has always said "anybody can get a better position if they take more time."

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

1309 games

As White

677 games

As Black

632 games

Player Stats

All Games Played1338
In Progress17
All Moves43202
Moves This Month370
Tournament Entry Rating2135

Rated Color


1309 games


759 games


435 games


115 games

Rated Timeouts


62 games


3 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating214521452145
Average Rating211320571994
Lowest Rating208719421861
Opponent Average Rating177118691840
Games Rated35165864
  • 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 17 Jan '18 .