Rating 1708

About jtab

Chess Friends,
This is John. I started playing chess when I was 7 years old, and got addicted to it thru my high school / college years including Fischer fever during the 70s. Attended USCF tournaments in my 20s/30/s, but career/ family responsibilities took precedence, and Fischer fever died. Following my dear wife's passing in 2004, I started playing again and discovered RHP in 2005. It all came back to me! I like fast games. I tend to lose interest in games that drag on. I will time out! I usually move daily, sometimes multiple moves per day.
I love my children ( 3 adults) and 4 grandchildren. I am passionate about football - both pro and college, travel, gourmet food, and learning new things / meeting interesting people.
So, be happy, enjoy your life, family, nature, and chess. Take this advice from Capablanca: If you see a move you like, play it! Recall Siegbert Tarrasch's famous quote: "Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy." And finally, Einstein said "Nothing happens until something happens!!"
Sincerely, John/Jtab

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

2859 games

As White

1430 games

As Black

1429 games

Player Stats

All Games Played2923
In Progress29
All Moves78980
Moves This Month268
Tourn. Entry Rating1770

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2859 games


1700 games


913 games


246 games

Rated Timeouts


180 games


19 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating175118321894
Average Rating167617151745
Lowest Rating162116211601
Opponent Average Rating150415191584
Games Rated814002080
  • 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.
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  • Last refreshed on 20 Feb '19 .

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