12872 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
How to choose sequence of players in a group team match other than rating based?
Players get automatically paired from their current rating status. Let's say that team captain (group admin) thinks that ratings are meaningless, shouldn't be used* and he/she wants create another sequence (e.g. move low rated player up). How to do it?
And what if a player doesn't want to play certain player from opponent team? He has blocked him. Can he avoid to be paired against him?
*This is also my opinion. Ratings shouldn't be used to sort players. Arpad Elo told the same. Moreover online ratings are totally meaningless.
Still no answer?!
I have asked, how to change order of team players before match starts, or how to force system to ignore ratings during registration.
Well, Polar_Bear, you should be suggesting this to the staff, not expressing it in the forums.
There is no way to change the order of players for your team match... sorry :-( .
I'll try to find out what happens when one player is on another player's blocked list.
An Open Letter to Chess.com
by macer75 a few minutes ago
7/30/2016 - Saric - Malisauskas, European Team Championship 20
by shellman211 5 minutes ago
What's Your Favorite Chess Set?
by Ronbo710 7 minutes ago
A Famous Grouping in 1960
by lofina_eidel_ismail 10 minutes ago
Worst Thing To Do On Your First Move
by 1NaturalDisaster 11 minutes ago
Tahl - by Lilienthal
by thodorisH 12 minutes ago
Worst Opening Conclusion
by Rob3rtJamesFischer 14 minutes ago
by recklass 28 minutes ago
How do you study pawn structures?
by Milliern 31 minutes ago
Kings Gambit Accepted, Three Pawns Variation
by KingCanOpener 32 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!