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USCF comparison with chess.com ratings

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #61


    my actual playing strength is 1750 as on chess.com of course on my uscf rating it wont show since i dont take it too seriously. but to b honest if i did they would match each other very closely. so i think chess.com rating n uscf rating r very close to each other

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #62


    there is a big I do not care factor. I do better when the pressure is on so in USCF I play better

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #63


    The best way to figure out what your USCF rating would be is to play some OTB tournaments :).  Find a club near you, its not that scary I promise.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #64


    My USCF rating: 1200 (1189 to be exact.)

    My Chess.com Turn-Based rating: 1400 (1380 to be exact)

    My Live Chess Bullet Rating: About 3 weeks ago it was at 1622, but nowadays i'm 1402 bullet.

    My Live Chess Blitz Rating: 1325

    My Live Chess Standard Rating: 1275

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #65


    SimonWebbsTiger wrote:

    apart from the differences noted above, I believe they use the glicko (spelling?) rating equation.

    Just a clarification here: USCF doesn't use Glicko. There is no time-dependency (RD factor) in the USCF rating system.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #66


    Yes, USCF does not use glicko. If they did, chess.com and USCF would be pretty close. USCF does have a feature for new players called provisional ratings though, where the rating does fluctuate a lot. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #67


    It's true that your CC rating doesn't directly predict your USCF rating, or vice versa, but it's silly to say they aren't correlated. As discussed in other threads, CC turn-based ratings tend to run ~300 points higher than USCF, give or take. There are exceptions but that's the trend.

    (My USCF: 1531, CC: 1890)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #68


    How to have a USCF rating?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #69


    Are we assuming people are taking their time in correspondence though? Or just playing as fast as they would in bullet lol. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #70


    nyLsel wrote:

    How to have a USCF rating?

    Easy.  Play in USCF tournaments.


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #71


    My blitz rating is 1366 and my uscf rating is 1800Cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #72


    Holy crap, Samsch, your bullet rating is awesome.

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