Originally posted by RedHotMayor
I recently joined a 1675-1750 banded duel tourney, my favorite kind
My first opponent has a current rating of 1280 but had a rating of 1759 as recently as May 29 and had been at 1780 for an extended period
Now I'm playing a better player (I'm 1650) with an expectation of -28/+4
I asked my opponent about his rating and he said he had just resigne ...[text shortened]... hin RHP's normal standards of "fairness"
Thanks for your consideration - Jeff from Indy
It happens, its just one of theose things.
After all look at your graph, 20 March 2010 you peaked at 1773 but less than six weeks later you are down to 1544.
What you lose in one situation you gain in the next.