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By night.watchman, history, 5 weeks ago, In English

It's great to hear about Indian prodigy Gukesh's victory in the Candidates Tournament. That means he is the next challenger of world Chess Championship. It will be Ding Liren vs Gukesh Dommaraju.

People often compare Coders and Chess players. Like tourist vs Magnus Carlsen. Comparing Coders and Chess players might be interesting due to the similarities in titles like GM, IM, CM etc. exist in both fields.

I'm curious to collect people's CF and Chess ratings together. Comment down your Peak CF Rating and Peak Chess rating (For Chess Rating you may Choose Lichess, Chess.com or even Fide).

Example: me(night.watchman) CF peak: 1459, Chess: 1960 (Lichess).

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Huge congrats to Gukesh for the win, although I'm heartbroken for Fabi. Anyways great (and quite surprising) to see chess come up in here!

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    I was also looking for Fabiano Caruana. He was decent in this tournament but sadly not enough.

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I am very bad in chess

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CF peak:361 (Only one contest) Chess: 1597(Chess.com)

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CF: 993 Lichess: 1700 (Rapid)

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I once reached 1938 at classic on lichess and 1116 on codeforces

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CF: 0, Chess.com: 1963

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    Have you played any FIDE tournament?

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      I used to play when I was younger. My fide rating was 1500, but I didn't take part in any competition recently.

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CF: 1510, Chess.com: ~600 Rapid

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cf-1600 chess.com-1300

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CF peak — 1745 chess.com rapid peak — 1665

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cf 600~(only 2 contests lol) chesscom- 1564

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Abhishek_Srivastava :
CodeForces Peak: 2119,
Chess.com (Rapid) peak: 1340

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Cf peak: 1791 Chess peak: 2411 blitz (chess com)

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    Wow. Really cool!!

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    orz

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    bro is too smart for this world.

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      I wish lol. I have just played chess for 7 years in my childhood. It's not that impressive if you consider how long I've spent on chess.

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        Just curious, what do you think is harder, chess or CP? At which of the two did you feel more difficulty improving and how much hardwork does each one of them take to get to elite levels?

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          It's tough to say because I'm not sure what rating I'd achieve on Codeforces if I put in the same amount of time as I did with chess. I'd probably lean towards saying that chess seemed easier for me to improve in, considering I had a higher rating after 3 years of playing chess, which is the same amount of time I've spent on Codeforces.

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CF : 1472 Chess.com : 1813(Rapid)

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CF peak:1704, chess.com (rapid) peak:1453

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CF = 1655

chess.com = 1170 (rapid)

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In CF — 1484, In Chess.com — 530

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CF peak — 1248

Chess.com Rapid peak — 1868 (5000 games)

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CF — 2318

chess.com — 1634 (blitz)

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Cf Peak — 1202

Fide Standard and Rapid — 1432

But i really dont do much cf mainly do oi style now restarting the cp grind also will be playing some otb in May

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CF peak — 1600 Chess.com — 2090(rapid)

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Codeforces peak: 2887 Chess.com rapid peak: 1569

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    Owh a red commented on my blog!!!

    Just from curiosity, does Chess feel a bit complex to you or don't you spent enough time on chess? in general, i saw people with lower CF rating and higher Chess rating.

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      I wouldn't say that I studied chess extensively but I definitely tried to do my best for quite some time, and I am just struggling to climb higher. I guess it is just a different skill... I got to this 1300-1600 range almost immediately, and then I am not progressing at all.

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CF peak : 1468, Chess Peak 1521 (Chess.com)

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  • CF peak: 2324, now 2181
  • Chess.com peak (5+0): 2122, now 2036
  • Lichess.com peak (5+0) : 2200, now 2142
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    Why did you stop playing?

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    WOW. Decent enough in both fields.

    Just from curiosity, which field feels a bit complex and hard to you?

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      Competitive programming is definitely more complex than chess.

      As for which is harder, I'm not good enough at either to give a qualified opinion (definitely chess though).

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Chess.com — 1700(peak)

Codeforces- 1261(peak) ;( ;(

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CF: 1330; chess.com: 1500 Feel sad about Fabiano, but at the same time, its kinda cool that Gukesh did that at the age of 17

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CF: Peak 1927

Chess.com: Peak 1541 (Bullet, mostly 1+0)

Lichess: Peak 1874 (Blitz), Peak 1851 (Bullet)

A fun fact:

I have been mostly playing bullet for a few years now. I also perform very good when it comes to speedforces. At least for the easier problems.

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Chess peak:986 (its fallen since greatly :( ) , CF peak:1368 (same as chess :( ).

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CF peak:989 Lichess peak:1895 Chessmcom peak:1700

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CF peak : (1475) Chess.com rapid peak : (1805) Lichess rapid peak : (2026)

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CF Peak 1737, Chess: 2100(Lichess)

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hello , i am state chess champion { username --> chess.com = laxmi_harii, lichess = laxmi-hari }

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lichess.org , chess.com ---> lichess = 2200+ , chess.com = 2200+

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1066 cf 1490 lichess

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CF:2315, chess.com:925

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CodeForces Peak: 1463, lichess (Rapid) peak: 2002

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CF: ~2150, lichess: 2000

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cf: 1500, chess.com: rapid: 1600, blitz: 1500, bullet: 1500

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code forces peak 1694

lichess blitz 1519

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CF-1050, chess.com-1189

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CF ~ 1500, Chess.com Rapid ~ 1700.

P.S Anyone wanna play hit me up @kcidHead

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cf — 1770
chess.com — 0 :3

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Cf peak 1397 Lichess peak 2300 ~

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CF peak: 1257, Chess: 1310 (Chess.com)

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CF peak: 1561, Chess peak: 1473 (Lichess Rapid)

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CF:1568

chess.com:1650

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CF: 1940, Chess.com: 1487(Rapid)

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Chess.com Blitz rating: 1987 Rapid rating: 1489

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Cf ~1600

Chess.com ~700 (but I haven't played for a long time and now my level is much lower)

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iam currently on a 7 loss streak in chess 4 of which to a friend of mine whos rating is 1200ish in codeforces i dont think its comparable

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CF peak: 1367 chessPeak: 2017(lichess) and I peaked at bullet

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chess.com bullet peak 1650

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haven't started participating in contests yet since I'm so new to CP. But I also play chess, my rating in lichess is currently 1510

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CF Peak: 2077, Lichess: Less than 1000 :3

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CF: 1485 Chess: 1868 (chess.com).

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CF Peak: 2295

Chess: Couldn't beat Window bot.

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CF: 1413 , Chess: 1400 (Lichess)

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CodeForces: 2872 (recent peak: 2908) / Chess.com: 987 (Rapid)

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CF:1280 Lichess:2008

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  • CF Peak: $$$2178$$$
  • Lichess (Blitz): $$$1900$$$
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1643(CF) and 1798 (chess.com — Rapid)

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If you are talking about chess, I can suggest "ches.com".

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codeforces max(961)| chess.com(900) i am good at nothing guys!!

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2374 blitz (highest 2438)

Not a big achievement since I was learning chess since I was 7. I know at least two CPers who are better in both CP and chess.

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    that is a big achievement

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      "Nowadays, when you're not a grandmaster at 14, you can forget about it."

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CF peak: 2404

Chess.com bullet peak: 1710 Chess.com rapid peak: 1500

bullet gang, where you at?

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CF peak: 2391 Chess peak: 875 (chess.com)

Am I the only one who feel like chess is impossible to learn???

P.S. Heartbreak for Fabi :(

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    You're an IM. Chess obviously should be easy for you, at least to certain level.

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      I really struggle with chess and have no idea why lol. I have been playing almost every day for the last year or so, and my rating is still fairly stable around 700.

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      It indeed often correlate but in fact requires different skills

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    I feel that too (┬┬﹏┬┬)

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CF 1900, Lichess 2300

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CF Peak: 1710, Chess: 1100 (chess.com)

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:) I am very bad in chess (~1000 rapid lichess)(CF peak: 1537 cf)

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CF and chess.com peak both ~2100

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Peak CF rating — 1659 Peak Fide Chess rating — 1677 Hoping to overtake on CF soon

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Bit new to CF but my peak is 1168 and my lichess peak is 2250

I honestly love comp programming cause it’s really similar to my journey in chess.
Number go up, big happy mwahahaha

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CF peak 2070, FIDE peak 2026, Lichess peak 2321.

But of course my younger brother smashes both of these with his CF peak of 2280 and FIDE peak of 2359 ;).

Ehh, back in those ancient times of my CF peak IM was from 2050 and I thought I could finally look my dad in the eye...

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CF peak :- 1439 Chess :- 1780 (lichess), 1550 (chess.com)

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cf peak-1520, chess.com peak(rapid)=990

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CF peak 1586, chess.com peak 2780 (bullet)

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peak cf: 1034 peak chess (around 2 weeks ago): 1238 lichess

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CF peak: 2178, Chess peak: 738(Chess.com, rapid)

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Peak rating on Codeforces: 1667 Peak rating on Chess.com (rapid): 1667

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CF 1388 , Lichess 1750 I feel improving at chess is much difficult than CP.

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Codeforces peak is 1508, and Chess.com peak is 1241

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Cf rating: unranked rn (probably at least around 1100-1200 though as I'm USACO Silver), Chess.com Rapid: 1600

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Chess :1450 (lichess) and 800 (Chess.com)

CF : will update soon ))

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cf peak — 1402 , chess.com peak — 1350

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CF Peak: 1400+, Chess Peak: 2340 (Chess.com Blitz)

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cf peak: 1933 chess: lmao.

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Codeforces: 1403 Lichess (Rapid): 1982

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CF peak : 1695

Chess.com peak: 1982 (chess.com)

I think there is a lot of similarity in the two fields

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CF peak — 1750 (2014 y.)
CF average ~1400
CF-2024 ~1200

Chess at 2024:
Lichess:
rapid — 2200
blitz — 2100
bullet — 2300
Chess.com blitz — 1800
FIDE (all three) ~1800

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CF peak: 2102
chess.com peak: 2092

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Fabi was so close :(

CF: 2132 Lichess: 1821

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CF peak — 1671

Chess.com peak — 2200 (rapid)

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codeforces peak : 1736 chess.com (rapid) peak : 1420

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cf: ~2600 chess: ~1500 in lichess (rapid)

how to have fun in studying endgame? :(

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cf: 2182

lichess rapid: 2227

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CF: 2288

Lichess rapid: 1597

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CF: 2411

Chess.com rapid: 1768

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Codeforces: 1712

Chess.com:

Blitz: 787

Rapid: 892

I usually play blitz more, but I guess this is abnormal for you guys.

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Bro looks extra terrestrial.

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Codeforces peak : 1102 Chess peak (Rapid)(Lichess.com) : 1380 Chess peak (Rapid)(Chess.com) : 1003

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Recently started with live CF contests, enjoying CP, although a pupil right now. Chess: 2413 (lichess rapid peak)

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Cf peak : 0 Lichess rapid: 2000

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2030 in chess.com

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Codeforces max. 1593

Chess max. 946

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CF peak: 1428, Chess: 2260 Bullet (Lichess).

Chess is a waste of time, CF is fun and rewarding, leading to valuable skills, job opportunities, and a better future.

: I'M TRYING TO RETIRE FROM CHESS BUT I'M ADDICTED :

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CF peak: 2437 Chess.com rapid peak: 907

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Chess.com: 2050 (Omar_Hafez_Chess) Codeforces: 1410

Unfortinatly I didn't give competitive programming so much time Although I really enjoyed it

But it becomes so boring for me to learn new topics in Competitive Programming and Reading tutorials which is a real pain for me.. But in chess, I don't need to read long boring tutorials or watch badly prepared YouTube videos to understand a problem. In chess, I just need to imagine the board. I didn't read any book about chess or watch tutorial in chess or get a coach in it.

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Lichess Rating is differnet from chess.com and FIDE raiting.

Lichess always have higher rate than chess.com and chess.com is higher rate than FIDE rate. So 1900 in Lichess is more likely to be about 1600 in chess.com

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Codeforces: 1646
Chess.com (rapid): 1056

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CF peak: 1841, Chess.com (Rapid 10 min) peak: 1657 .

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1680(peak):Codeforces 2300(peak):Lichess