Fred Aborn

Rating 2420

Accepting challenges from rated over 1950
Last moved 1 day 15 hours and 15 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

599 games

As White

280 games

As Black

319 games

Player Stats

All Games Played710
Rated599
Won499
Lost31
Drawn180
In Progress5
All Moves22820
Moves This Month21
Rating2420
Tourn. Entry Rating2444

Rated Color

All

599 games

Won

418 games

Lost

22 games

Drawn

159 games

Rated Timeouts

Won

48 games

Lost

5 games

Historical

90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating243324682468
Average Rating242724392440
Lowest Rating242024202411
Opponent Average Rating190221252070
Games Rated1340271
  • 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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