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I was thinking about it .

I started with 1800 rating

I was wondering if anyone could help me with this question - what type of games are represented by things such as 30|0 or 15|5? Thank you in advance.

I was wondering if anyone could help me with this question - what type of games are represented by things such as 30|0 or 15|5? Thank you in advance.

https://support.chess.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1444850-how-do-the-time-controls-work-in-the-live-chess-

Thank you, Mr. Stahl

Why is it that when I divide my blitz ranking (roughly 150,500th place) out of the total blitz players (roughly 2.2 million), I am in the 90th percentile, but on my stats page, it says I am only in the 69th percentile.

Thanks you.

hello people

Why is it that when I divide my blitz ranking (roughly 150,500th place) out of the total blitz players (roughly 2.2 million), I am in the 90th percentile, but on my stats page, it says I am only in the 69th percentile.

Thanks you.

Because the stat is percentile not percentage.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percentile

Rank and percentile are two different ways of saying the same thing.

150,000th place of 2.2 million is the same as 93 percentile.

[not vey helpful, so removed -- MOD]all of youRank and percentile are two different ways of saying the same thing.

150,000th place of 2.2 million is the same as 93 percentile.

A statistical percentile doesn't work like that. The ratings are broken up into bands and a range of ratings can fall into the same percentile band.

https://www.chess.com/leaderboard/live

The percentile rank is based on which rating band you fall into on that graph, essentially. The 1400 band easily looks like it could fall near the 70 percentile band, though I don't know how many bands are actually used for the calculation.