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Its very fine!! and how is with you!!
the more you play the more it averages towards accuracy.
So it is !!!
Oh yes it does! How well you play includes how well you manage your time. Time is as much part of Chess as it is in other games. In football you could score the greatest goal in history, but if the referee blows time before it goes in it doesn't count. Similarly in Chess if you don't get your moves in within the time, you lose, and correctly so.
well actually in football you get to finish your play after the ref blows the whistle
I hate the clock when I'm short of time, but I think it's only fair when my opponent's flag falls. :)
"well actually in football you get to finish your play after the ref blows the whistle"
True dat Nono!
Alec is obviously more chess than football, (or does he mean soccer?)
IMO do provisional ratings, then everyone would start where they belong
Could it be your enemy"s !!!
ratings arent always acurate, keep that in mind. If someone doesnt play for a while then their rating will be lower (or higher) than their actuall skill
turtle, the general points system followed is as follows:
pawn - 1pt.
knight/bishop - 3pts.
rook - 5pts.
queen - 10pts.
of course points are not everything... the position of your piece also matters.. for example you might not mind losing a bishop or rook to save a pawn on the 7th row.. and points dont have any bearing on the game result.. it is just a basic framework to help beginners understand the value of different pieces
Just adjusting this, but isnt the queen worth 9 points?
Somebody told me that the rook valuation of 5 points is a western idea - it's only 4 in Russia. Don't know if that's true - but it puts a different perspective on the exchange of two minor pieces for a rook and a pawn if it is.
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I don't particular understand the ratings. Just beaten someone with a thirteen hundred rating on blitz, I am on less than one thousand (still getting used to not running out of time....the number of times my clock has ran out with me one or two moves from checkmate is annoying...but i guess it happens to everyone) and I get an rating of +27...very disappointing....
just one time playing good would not serve purpose!! pl gon playing more withmore success with highier Rating players then y'will see your ratings going more up !! Rating standard is a necessary evil without which U can not gauge .
In all cases u will have to start from a certain point!!
5/22/2015 - Surya Ganguly - Emanuel Berg , Gibraltar, 2009
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