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what is BCF rating?
what is BCF rating?.
British Chess Federation rating, I think they range typically from about 100 to 185 (low scores).
formula was (fide - 600)/8 = bcf, then they tried (fide - 1250)/5 = bcf on which everyone immediately called nonsense. i think the new one is (fide - 650)/8 = bcf.
britain, for some reason, needs to be different :)
Actually, only England sees the need to be different. Wales, and I think Scotland, both use elo rating systems.
does the chess.com rating translate into a BCF rating?
Yes...multiply it by zero.
that's about right, they go from about 0-260
its all relative since its based on rewarding one player over another. I believe the BCF system is broadly based on the stat that a 120 player beats a 110 player 6/10 times, for FIDE it might be 1800 vs 1750. Its only ever an indicator of where you are in the pecking order.
this is true, however I am sure that a large majority of players still refer to the BCF grades as a generic expression like Hoover for vacuum cleaner &c.
BCF is the British Chess Fedaration.
Conversion between ECF / BCF grade and FIDE rating
Haven't the forums got quite quiet recently?
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1800 target in two months?
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Watch out Nigel Short
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