Captured Pieces/Ratings

JediMaster

I am new to the chess community and I have a question.  Before I ask the question I would like to make some statements as to my undertanding of ratings and then ask my question.  Ratings are determined by present ranking.  For example a player ranked 1200 wins against a player ranked 1250.  Player 1200 would improve and player 1250 would decrease in ranking.  My question is the ranking only based on final outcome?  Or does it make a difference if the less ranked opponent wins and additionally overcame greater odds because at the end of the game he had fewer captured pieces with less captured value?

Fromper

The only thing that counts towards rating is the final result of the game - win, lose, or draw.

 

--Fromper 

JediMaster
Fromper wrote:

The only thing that counts towards rating is the final result of the game - win, lose, or draw.

 

--Fromper 


 

poly
I really dont know because no one ever last long enough so there/ my ratings dont change.  I know that if you play someone to the end and lose then your ratings change.  
SorryNotToday
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