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Chess rating system


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1221

    jerrycrabill

    they must have changed the system since your beginning. The "speed/frequency by which games were won" was mentioned to me when I questioned the issue to one of the admin folks.  That is how the rating issue came into play. No matter, it is a good site and I've dropped a few games lately - that should make the powers feel better:):).  Now, if I could just improve my Live Chess perfprmance, all would be good:):)

    JC

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1222

    turtlebert

    Totally! I agree 100% and add 10% more that makes 110%! Holy shi*! This is amazing! :D

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1223

    Daniel55423

    isnt queen worth 9 not 10?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1224

    jrgoy

    i have differnet ratings in diffent games.i useually at around the 900 range but sometimes i am given a rateing of over 1000 witch is chess.com being nice. why? why do i have different ratings in my games?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1225

    oyyek

    i dont know anything about rating...i just wanna play chess, it's fun

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1226

    jerrycrabill

    dogged if I know:):)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1227

    Daws74

    You have a separate rating for each type of chess you play on the site.  So your regular online chess rating is separate from your Chess960 rating and your Live Bullet, Blitz and Standard ratings.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1228

    shengyi

    Glicko ratings system is very interesting...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1229

    PJAJ4321

    I really don't care much about my rating, though I like to see it go higher.Smile

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1230

    PJAJ4321

    I knew that

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1231

    AndyClifton

    I cared more about my rating when it was going up... Frown

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1232

    blackrabbitto

    I'm fairly new to this ... my rating is useful because it gives me an idea of whether I'm improving my game.

    I seem to have become a victim of Hastings' Law ... no matter how many I win or lose I always return to 1066. Laughing

    This might be due to the way I select whom to play against. It's currently set at -20 to +200. I can get +10 points for a good win and only lose a few if I lose. Playing better players is beneficial, of course.

     
  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1233

    CaptJackAubrey

    travis1010 wrote:
    So the reason Kasparov is better than me is because his rating is higher than mine?

    Actually, the reason Kasparov is better than you is because he could beat your arse without even looking at the board! LOL!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1234

    Scottrf

    joeschmo123 wrote:

    ratings are garbage i keep my rating low to sneak attack higher ranked players, and when they lose it hurts there score even more. chess is a game of skillwith no luck involved before every game the board is equal so there is no pregame advantage other than if you get psyched out by the opponents score

    Yeah if you ignore the fact that their rating is higher because they get better results in their chess games.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1235

    CaptJackAubrey

    joeschmo123 wrote:

    ratings are garbage i keep my rating low to sneak attack higher ranked players, and when they lose it hurts there score even more. chess is a game of skillwith no luck involved before every game the board is equal so there is no pregame advantage other than if you get psyched out by the opponents score

    What a loser. People count on the rating system to keep them in a range of competitors in which they can be competitive. If you have any skill to speak of then why do you need "sneak attacks"? Why do you need to artificially represent your skill as being lower than it is? You're a liar.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1236

    ChazR

    I regret to inform that you are all wrong.  There is a direct statistical correlation between ratings and anatomy.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1237

    pooptastesgood

    EVERYONE HERE THINKS POOP TASTES GOOD

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1238

    pooptastesgood

    Please be relevant, helpful and nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1239

    Yamada1998Sone

    Knight for me! I love it how I captured Queen when I checked the King lol <3 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1240

    ChazR

    Apologies if I was irrelevant, hurtful, and mean.


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