de la Foret, Fred   (USA)       [FICGS member # 10748]



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Fred de la Foret


American Senior Citizen & U.S.Army Veteran


Fred de la Foret has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 250, lost 216 and drawn 29 other games against an average elo of 1753, 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 Fred finished a total of 495 games and is not playing any game right now.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Ilmars Cirulis (2269) :   7%   (13 games, 0 wins, 11 losses)
vs. Aniruddha Duttagupta (2225) :   3%   (13 games, 0 wins, 12 losses)
vs. Steve Vollmer (1753) :   53%   (13 games, 7 wins, 6 losses)
vs. James Romig (1921) :   83%   (12 games, 9 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Kym Farnik (2265) :   22%   (9 games, 0 wins, 5 losses)
vs. Alexis Bromo (1017) :   100%   (9 games, 9 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Dieter Faust (1988) :   18%   (8 games, 1 wins, 6 losses)
vs. Manuel Pintor (1624) :   87%   (8 games, 7 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Dirceu Cleto Junior (2063) :   0%   (7 games, 0 wins, 7 losses)
vs. Remo Pareschi (1918) :   28%   (7 games, 2 wins, 5 losses)



Fred's favorite game is : Chess

Is Fred addicted : play chess everyday

Uses engines : yes

Favorite engines : Stockfish 9

Favorite chess player : Bobby Fischer

Languages spoken : English only

City : New Orleans

Facebook profile : Fred de la Foret/Facebook




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Last messages by Fred de la Foret in the forum :


Pointless To Play The Kings Gambit ?    (2019-03-15 17:24:35)

I play correspondence chess with a strong chess engine to WIN, loathe drawn games and study the games that I lose to learn to play better. (...)


Pointless To Play The Kings Gambit ?    (2019-03-02 17:40:51)

Is the King's Gambit a bad opening to play for correspondence chess engine players ? It seems to be only a futile opening in failure against strong ch (...)


Best Opening Move?    (2019-02-23 20:12:55)

The English ( 1. c4 ) is considered less popular as best opening move to 1. Nf3, though the English is played by many OTB Masters. (...)


Best Opening Move?    (2019-02-22 18:27:31)

In your opinion, which is best for chess engine players, 1. d4 or 1. e4 . CCGM Hans Berliner argued that 1. d4 was the better. (...)