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  1. 03 Jun '06 09:26
    How does that work? If you play someone 300 or so points below you and you win the game you can still lose points. Therefore he would not find anyone willing to donate points in this manner.

    Why don' t they take chess tutorials/read books to improve instead. He might not even know what a pin/fork is.

    Just my 2 pennies.
  2. 03 Jun '06 10:46
    Originally posted by z00t
    How does that work? If you play someone 300 or so points below you and you win the game you can still lose points. Therefore he would not find anyone willing to donate points in this manner.

    Why don' t they take chess tutorials/read books to improve instead. He might not even know what a pin/fork is.

    Just my 2 pennies.
    I don't think the ratings change if the gap is that big, unless the lower one wins, of course.
  3. Standard member MCA
    TokerSmurf
    03 Jun '06 11:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by z00t
    ... you can still lose points....
    i think the higher rated player would only lose points if it was a draw or loss, the rating wont change for a win
  4. Subscriber Mctayto
    Highlander
    03 Jun '06 17:09
    the 2000 player would need to win 10 or more for one rating point
  5. 03 Jun '06 17:35
    In fact there are only 3 players above 2300, so the chances of playing them are extremely slim.