Vollmer, Steve   (USA)       [FICGS member # 7229]



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Steve Vollmer


I'm 53, live in State of Pennsylvania in the United States. Live with my girlfriend Mindy on the side of a very large hill in the woods. Lots of animals as neighbors, they are more interesting that most humans. I swear the chimpmunks and squirrels move acorns around like pawns. I refuse to use engines. I prefer to win or lose on my own.


Steve Vollmer has currently 23 running correspondence chess game(s), won 520, lost 601 and drawn 114 other games against an average elo of 1739, played advanced chess at fast time controls, now 0 running, 0 won, 1 lost, 0 drawn, does not play big chess, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Steve finished a total of 1236 games and is still playing a total of 23 games.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Emile Trigance (1838) :   45%   (70 games, 16 wins, 23 losses)
vs. Duncan Foster (1855) :   42%   (27 games, 9 wins, 13 losses)
vs. Mateia Benone (1550) :   63%   (23 games, 14 wins, 8 losses)
vs. Jaroslav Pech (2161) :   22%   (22 games, 5 wins, 17 losses)
vs. Manuel Pintor (1699) :   72%   (22 games, 13 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Stephan J. Hilbert (1700) :   37%   (20 games, 6 wins, 11 losses)
vs. Francis Ramos (1567) :   50%   (19 games, 8 wins, 8 losses)
vs. Jordi Domingo (1927) :   0%   (18 games, 0 wins, 18 losses)
vs. Ewald Gossmann (1942) :   0%   (16 games, 0 wins, 16 losses)
vs. Fred de la Foret (1841) :   46%   (13 games, 6 wins, 7 losses)


Steve Vollmer



Steve's favorite game is : Chess

Why Steve likes Chess : Battle of wits

Style of play : Positional (at least try to be)

Is Steve addicted : try to fight it

Uses engines : no

Favorite chess opening : Queens Gambit Declined

Favorite chess player : Capablanca

Languages spoken : English a little German

Interests : Reading, writing, exercise

Occupation : Company controller

Favorite quote : What doesn't kill me makes me stronger

Favorite movie : The Godfather

Favorite music style : Zeppelin and Tull




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