38 ( +1 | -1 ) Black vs. White W-L stats ?Hello all.I'm new here to this teriffic site.Can anyone tell me on Gameknot or otherwise what the statistics are in overall games Black vs White? example: White 40 % wins Black 35 % wins draws 25% I imagine it gets tougher for black to win as ratings go up, can anyone confirm this as well? thanks so much and I just love this site ! stephen j bahr
I'm not sure about Gameknot, but generally white scores about 55%. At least this is true of master class or higher. At higher ratings the proportion of draws is higher. (The same ratio can be had with fewer or more draws). It is harder to win at high levels - for one thing, master don't become flustered or desparate with a poor position.
49 ( +1 | -1 ) i have a bit of a better score with the black pieces, though i feel much more comfortable with white. i usually play for fun here though, and get in as many games as possible.....
all games: won-53% lost-41% drawn-5% team games: 36% 55% 8% 31 133 (11%) as white: 51% 42% 6% 28 489 (42%) as black: 54% 40% 5% 30 656 (57%)
i would guess for higher-rated expert players white would be much better yeah.
but yes, I think higher rated players would certainly have a better record with white.
103 ( +1 | -1 ) calculate itType Rating (?) Games won Games lost Games drawn Total Chess 1991 349th place 98th percentile 420, 67% 150, 24% 55, 9% 625 Total games in progress: 17 Last time seen on GK: 0 minutes ago Mini-tournament points: 25 Team: Team For Everybody Team rating: 1530 Referrals: (?) 4 Timeouts: 38 (6%) Average time per move: 6.2 min. Longest winning streak: 19 Longest losing streak: 19 won lost drawn moves games all games: 67% 23% 8% 30 team games: 48% 34% 17% 34 88 (13%) as white: 67% 22% 9% 29 312 (48%) as black: 68% 24% 7% 30 327 (51%) Last 50 games (excluding unrated): Average opponents' rating: 1767 Max rating won against: 1977 (squadri) Min rating lost against: 1763 (bittersweet_ballad) Average rating: 1961 Min rating: 1932 Max rating: 2000 Average moves per game: 36 [ hide extra stats ]
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30 ( +1 | -1 ) For the 1500+ GK Database(approximately)
White Wins: 44.69% Black Wins: 40.74% Draw: 14.57%
I say approximately because the DB has wins and losses listed as percentages rather than actual games, and so I backwards-derived the real numbers and then did percentages. I suppose there is a more accurate way, but it's a good five-minute estimate.