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JaIex013
Dear forum posters, I’ve noticed that many accounts have a very high puzzle rating although with a very low actual rating.
For example:

I played a person with 1600 in blitz— their puzzle score was 2200

Is this a common theme around the website? Is it normal to have such disparities in puzzle ratings?

If so, as I have reached around 1800 already in blitz, what should be an acceptable puzzle score for someone at such a level? I am planning to start using the puzzle features and was curious to know your truthful opinion.

Regards,

Totoro
Martin_Stahl
Totoro1865 wrote:
Dear forum posters, I’ve noticed that many accounts have a very high puzzle rating although with a very low actual rating.
For example:

I played a person with 1600 in blitz— their puzzle score was 2200

Is this a common theme around the website? Is it normal to have such disparities in puzzle ratings?

If so, as I have reached around 1800 already in blitz, what should be an acceptable puzzle score for someone at such a level? I am planning to start using the puzzle features and was curious to know your truthful opinion.

Regards,

Totoro

 

Yes it's fairly common. It's easier to find a tactic when you know there is something there. You can just take your time to calculate and get enough right to increase your rating to a certain point.

 

Games are a different story. You have to be able to maneuver into promising positions, you have to recognize when a tactic become available and calculate the line and also calculate your moves to not leave tactical opportunities for your opponent.

JaIex013
Thank you very much. This is rather interesting.
Is there still a correlation with rating indirectly or is more random?
Jalex13
First of all, yes puzzle ratings are generally higher, but you know that already.

Stop posing as a sincere member when we all know you are only here to troll. You used to only play bullet and you are 2000+. You are not fooling anyone
JaIex013
I cannot understand this person.
I asked a sincere question which was answered and you came attacking me.
Just please take care of your own life and let me enjoy playing chess and asking questions.
I don’t think your harrassement should be allowed, so please stop.
ScatteredWealth

Yes, puzzle rating in general is higher than the actual game rating. The reason is because puzzles are easier to solve than it is to win games. You can also take your time through each puzzle and thoroughly analyze the different variations. It is different, however, in an actual game, where you are under increasing time pressure. 

JaIex013
Yes, thank you my friend. I now understand this. And thank you for a sincere and polite answer, unlike the above lack of respect

What surprised me were the very big differences. It’s not 100 points higher but rather 500, or 600 difference. But I now understand.
I will try out some puzzles to see if I can rate similarily although I’m limited to a couple a day
Jimemy

I can’t imagen a 1700 never seen a Chess puzzle before.

 

Lol he blocked me for typing this 😅

Jalex13
He’s the same troll, Gorbachocolate who was in your thread about reaching 1700.
JaIex013
I’m a recent joiner at chess.com that played Offline for years
That is why
Please user Jalex13 stop harassing me.
I haven’t asked you any questions, so please don’t interfere here accusing me of something I don’t even understand
Jalex13
I’m not harassing you, I’m exposing you. It’s too late to change, I have already identified you and you know it “Homerman”. Shouldn’t have trolled all those times and maybe I would treat you like an actual member of the community. It wouldn’t surprise me if this account of yours gets muted or closed and then you come on with a whole other account. You are a nuisance, and everything you have to say is silly.
Woollensock2
The OP’s been busted ! Lol ✌️😎
JaIex013
I have literally no idea of what you are talking about. Stop harassing me please.
I will look for the possible ways to request action against this directed lack of respect
Please leave this post and go treat your own life
Thank you so much
Jalex13
Yes please look for ways to request action…please do. Me, and a number of others in this community already know who you are. You admitted you were the same person at once but now you are trying to hide away and act normal. It won’t work.
Jalex13
And your other account is Johannesalexei. I should report both.
JaIex013
I’ve already taken action of your behavior in the available means.
Hope to have some feedback soon.
Thank you so much to the others who were respectfully answering my question
Jalex13
Congratulations. I assure you nothing meaningful will happen. You and I both know the truth, regardless of if others do or don’t.