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jerrybrazzle

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

Martin_Stahl
jerrybrazzle wrote:

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

 

That would be considered rating manipulation and isn't recommended wink.png

jerrybrazzle

will it cause a ban or anything of the like if I do?

landloch

Yes.

eric0022

At least you did not suggest resigning...

...but nevertheless, do not try this at home (or anywhere).

 

But if you manage to earn one or two hard-fought legitimate draws, then it's perfectly alright.

Arnaut10

That is considered cheating plus other person needs to lose points by drawing if you want to gain, so its also kinda selfish

Steven-ODonoghue
Martin_Stahl wrote:
jerrybrazzle wrote:

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

 

That would be considered rating manipulation and isn't recommended

A related question, if I were to start a game against a player ~50 points weaker than me and offer him a draw before the game so that I get my rating down from 2401 to a nice, neat 2400, would that be considered rating manipulation?

BigDaddyMorphy
Steven-ODonoghue wrote:
Martin_Stahl wrote:
jerrybrazzle wrote:

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

 

That would be considered rating manipulation and isn't recommended

A related question, if I were to start a game against a player ~50 points weaker than me and offer him a draw before the game so that I get my rating down from 2401 to a nice, neat 2400, would that be considered rating manipulation?

 

perma ban from chess imo

Steven-ODonoghue
BigDaddyMorphy wrote:

imo

luckily your opinion isn't worth diddly squat

eric0022
BigDaddyMorphy wrote:
Steven-ODonoghue wrote:
Martin_Stahl wrote:
jerrybrazzle wrote:

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

 

That would be considered rating manipulation and isn't recommended

A related question, if I were to start a game against a player ~50 points weaker than me and offer him a draw before the game so that I get my rating down from 2401 to a nice, neat 2400, would that be considered rating manipulation?

 

perma ban from chess imo

 

It can happen, especially in tournaments. A player, who is almost guaranteed of winning a tournament with a 1 point lead above the second-best player might offer a draw in the final game to a weaker player even if the opponent's rating is lower.

jjupiter6

I've found winning games helps my rating go up. You could always try that if you get stuck.

Martin_Stahl
Steven-ODonoghue wrote:
Martin_Stahl wrote:
jerrybrazzle wrote:

I have a very bad ranking and it is hard to get matches i just want to get to at least 800 if not 700!

 

That would be considered rating manipulation and isn't recommended

A related question, if I were to start a game against a player ~50 points weaker than me and offer him a draw before the game so that I get my rating down from 2401 to a nice, neat 2400, would that be considered rating manipulation?

 

If you did it one time? Technically maybe, but not something that is likely to cause a problem.