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sigmastatistics
Member since May-20-16 · Last seen Oct-06-17
I live in Wellington, New Zealand. I don't enjoy competition chess but I read a lot about chess and chess history. I hold degrees in mathematics and physics, including a Ph.D in statistics. I have a passing interest in the statistics of ratings and comparisons of top players over time. It seems to me to be impossible to compare players over time and that ELO ratings are not suited to that job. I love playing through the games of Fischer, Kasparov, Capablanca, Korchnoi and Botvinnik.

   sigmastatistics has kibitzed 2 times to chessgames  
   Oct-06-17 J Sarfati vs Spassky, 1988 (replies)
 
sigmastatistics: Hi Jon. It's been nearly a quarter of a century since we met and nearly 30 years since you came one Saturday night to the Wellington Chess Club, flushed with victory after wining the NZ Championship. That Plaza tournament was tough on the NZ competitors, I'm sure you would ...
 
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