Burden, Don   (USA)       [FICGS member # 361]



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Don Burden


Don Burden has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 87, lost 13 and drawn 90 other games against an average elo of 1944, does not play advanced chess (fast time controls), does not play big chess, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Don finished a total of 190 games and is not playing any game right now.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Garvin Gray (2230) :   60%   (5 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. George Clement (2162) :   37%   (4 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Alvin Alcala (2125) :   37%   (4 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Scott Nichols (2183) :   62%   (4 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Joop Simmelink (2201) :   50%   (3 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Miroslav Gazi (2354) :   50%   (3 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Nelson Bernal Varela (2559) :   66%   (3 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Lubos Fric (2273) :   66%   (3 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Josef Riha (2052) :   83%   (3 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Rainer Haluschka (1675) :   83%   (3 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)




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Last messages by Don Burden in the forum :


My favorite chess sets:    (2011-08-12 01:08:45)

Here is a link for those who haven't seen their mammoth ivory set:

http://www.houseofstaunton.com/product_p/menivrcol-ivory.ht (...)


Quote festival, part 6    (2010-01-14 18:45:42)

Ah, beer! The cause of, and the solution to, all of life's problems.
Homer Simpson. (...)


p2p    (2008-11-18 01:02:26)

I use eMule. It's very slow, but seems to be the only way you can get some files. There are very few high quality DVD images and lossless (flac for (...)


Jacques Brel radio station    (2008-11-14 02:45:07)

There is a great all Jacques Brel online radio station from Belgium here:

http://91.121.40.196:8000

I don' (...)


Problem....Problem    (2008-06-01 18:50:35)

"Find a Grave" site says he was cremated and his ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi- (...)


Scientology    (2008-05-31 13:28:03)

I remember hearing Isaac Asimov on a radio talk show once. He told the story about the time L. Ron Hubbard, Robert Heinlein, and himself were sitting (...)


April Fools!    (2008-04-02 12:05:34)

That was the wrong link. Here's the right one. Thought I checked that when I posted.

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp (...)


April Fools!    (2008-04-01 23:21:35)

Here is a link to one of the better April Fools jokes I've seen - from the Chessbase site:

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.a (...)


Quote festival, part 4    (2008-03-19 19:59:11)

Playing chess on FICGS without computer help is like being a one-legged man in a butt kicking contest! (...)


Incomes of top chess players    (2008-01-09 02:02:20)

For a regular GM, my guess is not that much but they seem to make enough to live on. I find it interesting when playing in a chess tournament to look (...)