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JeanTylerGabriel

Rating (918)
Last moved 1 day 1 hour and 57 minutes ago

About JeanTylerGabriel

"Chess is eminently and emphatically the philosopher's game."
~Paul Morphy

You can't learn if you don't play.

Losing at chess is learning about chess.

"When you are lonely.  When you feel yourself an alien in the world.  Play chess.  This will raise your spirits and be your counselor in war."
~Aristotle

“To know ten thousand things, know one well.”
“The important thing in strategy is to suppress the enemy's useful actions but allow his useless actions.”
“To become the enemy, see yourself as the enemy of the enemy.”
~Miyamoto Musashi "A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy"

The best way to improve your chess game is to lose... and learn from your mistakes.

It appears that chess is not about who makes the best moves; but who makes the least mistakes.

I respect & admire players who do not resign or accept/offer a draw. As they are aware of the simple fact that prior to the checkmate, an opponent can make a mistake; be that blundering away a piece, losing on time, or falling victim to a stalemate/draw.

Sacrifice what you have to achieve what you need.

The aesthetically elegant game wins most gracefully and often.

The Evans Gambit is by far the greatest opening that white can play. Should black accept the gambit, white gains tempo; in the event that black declines the gambit, white gains tempo. When white, the side that already begins the game with tempo gains tempo over black in the opening, there really isn't anything white can do BUT win.

Chess is simple; Life is hard.

Inspirations:
Paul Charles Morphy
Robert James Fischer
Emanuel Lasker
José Raúl Capablanca
Magnus Carlsen
Wilhelm Steinitz
Akiba Rubinstein
Aron Nimzovich
Tigran Petrosian
Siegbert Tarrasch

"In chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminated."
~Emanuel Lasker

"The hardest thing in chess is to win a won game."
~Frank Marshall

"Nothing eases suffering like human touch."
~Bobby Fischer's last words

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

5136 games

As White

2655 games

As Black

2481 games

Player Stats

All Games Played5327
Rated5136
Won2243
Lost2883
Drawn201
In Progress115
All Moves161666
Moves This Month130
Rating918
Tournament Entry Rating1291

Rated Color

All

5136 games

Won

2123 games

Lost

2813 games

Drawn

200 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

602 games

Lost

962 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating107213911694
Average Rating99711741279
Lowest Rating918918746
Opponent Average Rating147114401455
Games Rated893062960
  • 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 22 Apr '18 .