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Is it possible to raise your ELO by playing low rated players?


  • 11 months ago · Quote · #21

    GMVillads

    chessdex wrote:

    well at one point, you gain 0 rating points. If I play a 1200, I cannot gain any rating points. 1700, yes, you could increase it to 2100 maybe

    If a rating difference is bigger than 400 ELO points your expected score is 0.92 so the answer is YES. If you constantly played 1000-rated players your ELO would rise slowly but surely.

    But then, Ithink, if you reached 2500 Fide would order you to play a strong tournament to prove that your are good enough for your rating.

  • 11 months ago · Quote · #22

    Sred

    GMVillads wrote:
    If a rating difference is bigger than 400 ELO points your expected score is 0.92 so the answer is YES. If you constantly defeated 1000-rated players your ELO would rise slowly but surely.

    Fixed that for you.

  • 11 months ago · Quote · #23

    WobblySquares

    GMVillads schreef: so the answer is YES. If you constantly played 1000-rated players your ELO would rise slowly but surely.

    No he wouldn't. He's human, he's going to lose some games.

  • 11 months ago · Quote · #24

    Ubik42

    ajttja wrote:

    Yes, for a while, look at sebleb, his real rating that was estimated in my forum "what is seblebs real rating"....

    So, Sebleb is the highest rated player on chess.com?

  • 10 months ago · Quote · #25

    toddrico

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