michael legna

Rating 1641

About michael legna

I learned to play around 8 but did not play tournaments until I was 16 pushing my rating up (after 6 years in the Navy and my BS in Physics) to around 1950 USCF. My best OTB result was a second in my state amateur championship. My best single result was a draw against Samuel Reshevsky in a postal game.

I later added my Master's in Physics worked in Engineering and Research for a half dozen year before moving into computer networking, ending up as an IT Manager for a financial firm. Finally retiring from my job in the role of cyber security expert at the end of 2019.

My other interests besides chess include golf, table tennis and reading SciFi. I am also very busy both online in forums and locally with Christian apologetics and debate.

Rating Trend (last 50 games)

Rated Won / Drawn / Lost

All Rated

2262 games

As White

1115 games

As Black

1147 games

Player Stats

All Games Played2275
In Progress19
All Moves88648
Moves This Month513
Tourn. Entry Rating1738

Rated Color


2262 games


1240 games


737 games


285 games

Rated Timeouts


64 games


2 games


90 days1 Year5 Years
Highest Rating169718361836
Average Rating165517131697
Lowest Rating160616061573
Opponent Average Rating167116481641
Games Rated33116778
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