Farnik, Kym (AUS)  [FICGS member # 222]
Informations , History , Norms , Tournaments , Games (only for connected players)
Best ever OTB was a draw against GM Eduard Gufeld.
Kym Farnik has currently 15 running correspondence chess game(s), won 163, lost 25 and drawn 167 other games against an average elo of 1964, 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 Kym finished a total of 355 games and is still playing a total of 15 games.
Correspondence chess statistics :
vs. Aniruddha Duttagupta (2090) : 58% (17 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Ilmars Cirulis (2165) : 42% (13 games, 0 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Dirceu Cleto Junior (2131) : 58% (12 games, 3 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Daniel Jabot (2198) : 33% (9 games, 0 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Ewald Gossmann (1965) : 66% (9 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Fred de la Foret (1841) : 77% (9 games, 5 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Dieter Faust (1967) : 88% (9 games, 7 wins, 0 losses)
vs. James Romig (1921) : 50% (8 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Evgeny Yarkov (2153) : 56% (8 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Remo Pareschi (1918) : 68% (8 games, 4 wins, 1 losses)
Kym's favorite game is : Chess
Style of play : Positional
Uses engines : As allowed
Favorite chess opening : Sicilian, Grunfeld, Reti
Favorite chess player : Kasperov
Languages spoken : English
City : Adelaide, Australia
Search posts and games by Farnik in FICGS games server (only for connected players)
Last messages by Kym Farnik in the forum :
Advice for correspondence chess players (2019-02-16 03:15:40)
Looking at more than the 'best' move can find a better (strategic) move.
I.e. better end game chances etc. (...)
Remo Pareschi ? (2019-02-16 03:14:03)
Remo Pareschi is another member gone quiet.
I have had some good games with him.
Anyone know anything? (...)
James Romig (2019-01-26 14:15:05)
On another forum I had to chase a missing well known and respected member.
Sadly, he had passed away. It is not easy but this is (...)
New style? Please revert (2018-04-06 16:42:18)
Found the problem. I'm using Firefox 60beta.
Chrome works ok.
Somehow the device detection is not working with Firefox Beta. (...)
New style? Please revert (2018-04-06 16:36:42)
No. The old 'My Games' used to show both my time remaining and my opponents.
Now it looks like the App version.
My Tournaments h (...)
New style? Please revert (2018-04-06 00:52:07)
The new desktop style is not so usable. Please revert to previous style.
Thanks, Kym (...)
Poll: renaming the Queen as Dragon (2018-04-04 11:37:11)
D = Damen is German PGN - so maybe it is not so foolish?
Ditto N = S Springer (...)
FICGS Android APP beta version (2018-02-16 10:07:33)
I used the app for moves today. Simple and easy! (...)
Stockfish 9 released (2018-02-16 09:21:20)
FYI Development builds now have dynamic contempt.
Author: Stefano Cardanobile
Date: Fri Feb 9 19:07:19 2018 +0100
Laws of Chess - new version (2018-01-24 12:39:21)
FIDE have news rulz effective 1/1/208.