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  1. 07 Oct '05 12:05
    I just posted a thread, and remark i lost two points against a guy i won.

    Sure he got a low rating but is it fair?

    I didn't understand all the rules.

    Can anyone can help me?

    Many thanks
  2. 07 Oct '05 15:50 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by beginchess
    I just posted a thread, and remark i lost two points against a guy i won.

    Sure he got a low rating but is it fair?

    I didn't understand all the rules.

    Can anyone can help me?

    Many thanks
    Me too. Wassup? I win and rating goes down 11 points.

    Don't tell me it's because his rating was lower than mine to start with....if thats the reason; it sucks. Would Karpov [or anyone else come to that] played me and won, [by some piece of luck or fluke ] his rating wouldn't go down would it???
    :'(
  3. Standard member Anwylyd
    Mandla
    07 Oct '05 15:55 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    Me too. Wassup? I win and rating goes down 11 points.

    Don't tell me it's because his rating was lower than mine to start with....if thats the reason; it sucks. Would Karpov [or anyone else come to that] played me and won, his rating wouldn't go down would it???
    :'(
    Either you or your opponents are PROVISIONAL, meaning you haven't completed 20 games yet, so your rating will adjust differently as you win and loose... when I was provisional I lost 4 straight games, but my rating went up every time, it's all in how long the game lasts, and the rating of your opponents, and whether or not you win... hope that helps a little.


    Oh, I see that you are both provisional players... again, this won't happen after you've completed 20 game, until then it may happen every game.
  4. 07 Oct '05 16:08 / 1 edit
    Righto thanks....1 more game to go then.
  5. 07 Oct '05 16:09
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    Me too. Wassup? I win and rating goes down 11 points.

    Don't tell me it's because his rating was lower than mine to start with....if thats the reason; it sucks. Would Karpov [or anyone else come to that] played me and won, [by some piece of luck or fluke ] his rating wouldn't go down would it???
    :'(
    Take a breath bo, compose urself please.

    Harden-up!!!
  6. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    07 Oct '05 17:06
    Daft rating system, plain and simple.

    Of my last 4 games, I beat a >1800 player, a 1500 player and a >1600. I drew with a >2100 player.

    What happened to my rating? Down 4 points!
  7. Standard member Anwylyd
    Mandla
    07 Oct '05 19:05
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    Daft rating system, plain and simple.

    Of my last 4 games, I beat a >1800 player, a 1500 player and a >1600. I drew with a >2100 player.

    What happened to my rating? Down 4 points!
    haha Bowmann... whatever.
  8. Standard member Anwylyd
    Mandla
    07 Oct '05 19:06
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    Righto thanks....1 more game to go then.
    Rated games... you have 2 more...
  9. 08 Oct '05 06:24
    yeah I just noticed that....1 now tho...hehe.
  10. Subscriber Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    08 Oct '05 09:17
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    Daft rating system, plain and simple.

    Of my last 4 games, I beat a >1800 player, a 1500 player and a >1600. I drew with a >2100 player.

    What happened to my rating? Down 4 points!
    Pity your maths skills aren't as good as your spelling.

    You were 1586. After the games you mentioned below, you are now 1673. Try again: What's 1673 - 1586?

    D
  11. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Oct '05 22:49
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Pity your maths skills aren't as good as your spelling.

    You were 1586. After the games you mentioned below, you are now 1673. Try again: What's 1673 - 1586?

    D
    Actually, no. I was 1677 (I'm logging my ratings separately). This does not show in my "Profile".

    If you like puzzles, take a gander at "Harshukutty's" profile. Look at the last 7 days...
  12. Standard member TheSphinx
    The-Sphinx
    09 Oct '05 10:01
    Originally posted by Anwylyd
    [b]Either you or your opponents are PROVISIONAL, meaning you haven't completed 20 games yet, so your rating will adjust differently as you win and loose... when I was provisional I lost 4 straight games, but my rating went up every time, it's all in how long the game lasts, and the rating of your opponents, and whether or not you win... hope that helps a little.....
    My rating is 1,000+ and I just beat a guy with a rating of 1400+ and I won. He lost 82 points but I got bugger all points!!

    In the words of an well know soap opera, 'What's going on?'

    Game ID 1331769
  13. Subscriber Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    09 Oct '05 10:30
    Originally posted by TheSphinx
    My rating is 1,000+ and I just beat a guy with a rating of 1400+ and I won. He lost 82 points but I got bugger all points!!

    In the words of an well know soap opera, 'What's going on?'

    Game ID 1331769
    1. You lost the game you posted.
    2. Read the rest of this thread.
    3. Read the FAQ
    4. The maximum number of points that can be won/lost by non-provisional players is 32.

    D
  14. 09 Oct '05 12:38
    Hi everyone

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  15. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    09 Oct '05 13:57
    Originally posted by ActuaryMan
    Hi everyone

    I have some trouble renewing my subscription. My subscription expires in a cpouple of months so i decided to renew it. I went through the process but at the last step when I enter the name of the person i'm subscribing for it says this person is subscribed already.

    What do I need to do to renew?
    What does this have to do with the FTSE 250?