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Are live chess ratings underated?


  • 6 years ago · Quote · #1

    firestare500

        I know that on chess.com CC, the rating is usually inflated by a few hundred points. But in live chess, especally blitz, doesnt it seem that you're under rated?  Im struggling to make 1100-1150, while in CC i am 1300. I know that in quick you're trying not to lose on time, and on long i have almost as much time as i would use in CC.

  • 6 years ago · Quote · #2

    tactician_prodigy

    I believe in the more players there are the wider range of ratings.

  • 6 years ago · Quote · #3

    Beelzebub666

    Your long rating is higher than your correspondence rating.  I find I play worse on blitz because of the time pressure - i recently played a great 10 minute limit game with a mate in 4 minutes and had plenty of time to think where i needed to, but if I have 5 I rush it and play a lot worse.  I don't see why you'd expect blitz and CC ratings to equalise.

  • 6 years ago · Quote · #4

    saponaro

    I think so too. My CC rating is 2040 and my blitz is around 1750. My USCF is actually in the middle, around 1880.

  • 6 years ago · Quote · #5

    kdelaney

    Blitz rating on other sites is normally 2200+ but here its only 2000 main problem is theres not enough players and some of the other players who are higher rated i have my doubts!

  • 6 years ago · Quote · #6

    firestare500

    Beelzebub666 wrote:

    Your long rating is higher than your correspondence rating. I find I play worse on blitz because of the time pressure - i recently played a great 10 minute limit game with a mate in 4 minutes and had plenty of time to think where i needed to, but if I have 5 I rush it and play a lot worse. I don't see why you'd expect blitz and CC ratings to equalise.


    good point, same here, but i only play 10 minuite games if i play blitz


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