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Elo Rating List

bendcat
Aug 15, 2007, 3:29 AM 3

The Elo rating system was invented by Árpád Élö" (1903-1992), a Hungarian-born American physics professor, who spelled his name "Elo" after he left Hungary. So Elo is not an acronym and should not be wirtten ELO.

 

Here's a list of rating categories, somehow this can help other who's not familiar with Elo.

Playing strength

Player category

1000-1600

Average club player

1600-2100

Strong club player

2100-2300

International league player

2300-2450

International Master (IM)

2450-2600

Grandmaster (GM)

2600-2850

Supergrandmaster, world champions, Kasparov

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