de Vassal, Thibault   (FRA)       [FICGS member # 1]



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Thibault de Vassal


Last status : WCH starts on nov. 1st, 2018


Hello from France ! .. Birthdate 1973, April 13 (exactly 10 years after Garry Kasparov :)). I play correspondence chess since 2004, first because there is no chess club and no more players around there (Creuse, center of France). Have good games !


Thibault de Vassal has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 53, lost 40 and drawn 199 other games against an average elo of 2357, played advanced chess at fast time controls, now 0 running, 35 won, 34 lost, 72 drawn, plays big chess, now 8 running, 123 won, 30 lost, 16 drawn, plays Go (weiqi, baduk), now 16 running, 190 won, 236 lost, and plays poker texas holdem, now 49 running, 278 won, 188 lost, finally Thibault finished a total of 1494 games and is still playing a total of 73 games.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Peter Shwimmer (2379) :   41%   (24 games, 1 wins, 5 losses)
vs. Herbert Kruse (2490) :   38%   (21 games, 0 wins, 5 losses)
vs. Marius Zubac (2287) :   64%   (14 games, 4 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Eros Riccio (2525) :   41%   (12 games, 0 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Wolfgang Utesch (2165) :   37%   (12 games, 0 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Wayne Lowrance (2049) :   29%   (12 games, 1 wins, 6 losses)
vs. Zbigniew Szczepanski (2489) :   59%   (11 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Stephane Legrand (2503) :   40%   (10 games, 0 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Steven DuCharme (1362) :   100%   (10 games, 10 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Jeroen Van Assche (2508) :   33%   (9 games, 0 wins, 3 losses)


Advanced chess statistics :

vs. Scott Nichols (2295) :   47%   (38 games, 8 wins, 10 losses)
vs. Alvin Alcala (2489) :   46%   (15 games, 3 wins, 4 losses)
vs. Kamesh Nookala (2418) :   32%   (14 games, 1 wins, 6 losses)
vs. Wayne Lowrance (2368) :   50%   (12 games, 3 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Peter Marriott (2311) :   50%   (6 games, 2 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Sebastian Boehme (2195) :   40%   (5 games, 1 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Stephane Legrand (2197) :   80%   (5 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Mauro Petrolo (2428) :   25%   (4 games, 0 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Garvin Gray (2353) :   75%   (4 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Jimmy Huggins (2273) :   50%   (3 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)


Big chess statistics :

vs. Heinz-Georg Lehnhoff (2158) :   52%   (23 games, 8 wins, 7 losses)
vs. Stephane Legrand (2312) :   23%   (15 games, 2 wins, 10 losses)
vs. Luis Flores (2211) :   75%   (12 games, 9 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Yeturu Aahlad (2045) :   100%   (9 games, 9 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Paul Brand Lyard (1545) :   100%   (7 games, 7 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Xavier Pichelin (2182) :   12%   (4 games, 0 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Marek Skwarczylo (2235) :   62%   (4 games, 2 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Tom Kuge (2019) :   62%   (4 games, 2 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Timofey Denisov (1946) :   75%   (4 games, 3 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Yulian Kehayov (1487) :   100%   (4 games, 4 wins, 0 losses)


Go (weiqi, baduk) statistics :

vs. Daniel Xu (1524) :   8%   (24 games, 2 wins, 22 losses)
vs. Heinz-Georg Lehnhoff (2124) :   25%   (20 games, 5 wins, 15 losses)
vs. Laszlo Kis-Kos (1454) :   35%   (20 games, 7 wins, 13 losses)
vs. Yeturu Aahlad (1988) :   0%   (17 games, 0 wins, 17 losses)
vs. Laurine Segur (1026) :   93%   (16 games, 15 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Sylvain Praz (1719) :   13%   (15 games, 2 wins, 13 losses)
vs. Don Groves (2289) :   57%   (14 games, 8 wins, 6 losses)
vs. Nick Ioffe (1472) :   69%   (13 games, 9 wins, 4 losses)
vs. Mickael Simon (1356) :   50%   (12 games, 6 wins, 6 losses)
vs. Jing Huang (1226) :   0%   (11 games, 0 wins, 11 losses)


Poker holdem :

vs. Heinz-Georg Lehnhoff (2099) :   44%   (52 games, 23 wins, 29 losses)
vs. Nelson Bernal Varela (2321) :   39%   (48 games, 19 wins, 29 losses)
vs. Aleksey Payzansky (2006) :   62%   (29 games, 18 wins, 11 losses)
vs. Jason Repa (1866) :   65%   (20 games, 13 wins, 7 losses)
vs. Yeturu Aahlad (2351) :   36%   (19 games, 7 wins, 12 losses)
vs. Scott Nichols (2037) :   42%   (19 games, 8 wins, 11 losses)
vs. Herbert Kruse (2257) :   42%   (19 games, 8 wins, 11 losses)
vs. Lubos Fric (2095) :   83%   (18 games, 15 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Laurine Segur (1983) :   94%   (18 games, 17 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Stephane Legrand (2292) :   37%   (16 games, 6 wins, 10 losses)


Thibault de Vassal



Thibault's favorite game is : Chess

Style of play : Depends on the day...

Is Thibault addicted : Yes, definitely

Uses engines : Yes

Other games played : Go, poker holdem, Blokus

Favorite chess opening : French defence

Favorite chess player : Gary Kasparov

Languages spoken : English, French

City : Clermont-Ferrand

Club : FICGS

Mission : Connecting player

Interests : Movies, games, music...

Occupation : Webmaster

Favorite website : FICGS :)

Personal website : http://www.ficgs.com/blog/thibault

Favorite quote : Victory belongs to who wants it more!

Favorite movie : 2001, a space odyssey

Favorite music style : Electronic, classical, rock...




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Last messages by Thibault de Vassal in the forum :


I did not win a game since 3 years    (2022-11-30 22:12:10)

Of course, it is rarely played (and maybe you count thematic tournaments)... but the aim is to find complex lines that decrease the rate of draws, rig (...)


I did not win a game since 3 years    (2022-11-30 00:59:29)

Did anyone "calculate" what opening leads to the lowest rate of draws in engines tournaments? (or Stockfish vs. Stockfish) (...)


I did not win a game since 3 years    (2022-11-30 00:51:58)

I still believe that Traxler counter attack could bring really good matches, tournaments & championships :) (...)


World Cup    (2022-11-24 21:35:37)

You probably mean Soccer / Football world cup? :)

I'll go for France ^^ (...)


I did not win a game since 3 years    (2022-11-22 02:33:19)

By the way, the title would be:

"I did not win a game for 3 years"

Anyway, the topic is intere (...)


I did not win a game since 3 years    (2022-11-22 02:31:19)

Voilà un débat qui pourrait être intéressant...

Stanislas' message in english:

"I've been playi (...)


What about this position?    (2022-10-30 21:39:28)

In such case, anyone can call the referee, but the game can continue during one more month even if it is proven that the win (or draw) is forced. (...)


What about this position?    (2022-10-29 23:55:22)

I think you are right, as far as I remember, there is no "insufficient material" rule applying here. (...)


What about this position?    (2022-10-26 18:33:00)

What do you think? :)

ChessPosition (see diagram) (...)


respectful legacy    (2022-10-25 23:44:07)

That is a very tough question, it may have many consequences in case of a rules change...

In all cases, I have no idea about Lu (...)