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  1. 12 Feb '06 08:43
    I started a game with someone that had a rating of ~1300 and while our game has proceeded his ranking has fallen to ~1050. If i win the game will the 1300 be used or the 1050, in the calculations.
  2. Subscriber Peakite
    Sais
    12 Feb '06 09:44
    Whatever it is at the finish.
  3. Standard member celticcountry
    Copyright ©2001-2006
    12 Feb '06 13:11 / 1 edit
    edit. false information.

    sorry
  4. 12 Feb '06 13:45
    Don't listen to celticcountry, he is just trying to confuse you. The ratings at the end of the game are used to calculate the new ratings.
  5. Standard member celticcountry
    Copyright ©2001-2006
    12 Feb '06 13:47
    oh. i thought there was a vote a little while ago and itr was decided to go from the begining. sorry.
  6. 12 Feb '06 16:38
    It doesn't seem fair that a player can manipulate his rating and thus affect his opponents rating loss or gain. And for that reason I would have voted for the calculation to be from the start ratings.
    Maybe we will have a revote this year.
  7. Standard member celticcountry
    Copyright ©2001-2006
    12 Feb '06 17:01
    i dont think you were vote enabled.
  8. 12 Feb '06 19:33
    Originally posted by celticcountry
    i dont think you were vote enabled.
    Ah, good thinking Batman.
  9. 13 Feb '06 16:23
    Thanks for the information
    and i will add that i must agree that i should be at the beginning of the game not the end. So it goes.
  10. 16 Feb '06 04:10
    It can't be done using beginning ratings since this is a CC site and the games take forever to finish compared to OTB games.

    Search around and you will find the solution.
  11. 16 Feb '06 09:32
    Originally posted by RahimK
    It can't be done using beginning ratings since this is a CC site and the games take forever to finish compared to OTB games.
    So you are saying it can't be done because the games take a long time to finish, sometimes. I can't see how that means it can't be done.....if that was true why did they bother having a vote on it. IMO the best idea would be to use the average rating over the time the game was played.
  12. Subscriber Ragnorak
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    16 Feb '06 09:46
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    So you are saying it can't be done [b] because the games take a long time to finish, sometimes. I can't see how that means it can't be done.....if that was true why did they bother having a vote on it. IMO the best idea would be to use the average rating over the time the game was played.[/b]
    It's a good alternative but it wasn't an option in the vote.

    As for having the score taken at the start of the game. IMO, it only needs 1 scenario to show why it wouldn't work. A 2000 player goes down to 1000. He starts 100 games against 1800s. After winning those 100 games, and winning 32 points for each, he is now rated 4200.

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  13. 16 Feb '06 14:33
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    A 2000 player goes down to 1000. He starts 100 games against 1800s. After winning those 100 games, and winning 32 points for each, he is now rated 4200.
    But,am I not right in thinking that as his rating went up the points awarded would decrease, enough that when he reached 2000 against 1800 he would only be receiving 6 or 7 points. And it would continue to diminish the higher he got until he would be getting zero for beating a player something like 4-500 points below him.
    Thats the way I understand anyhow.
  14. Subscriber Ragnorak
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    16 Feb '06 14:46
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    But,am I not right in thinking that as his rating went up the points awarded would decrease, enough that when he reached 2000 against 1800 he would only be receiving 6 or 7 points. And it would continue to diminish the higher he got until he would be getting zero for beating a player something like 4-500 points below him.
    Thats the way I understand anyhow.
    Not if he starts all the games at once, and rating points are awarded based on the ratings at the start of the games.

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  15. 16 Feb '06 22:28
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Not if he starts all the games at once, and rating points are awarded based on the ratings at the start of the games.

    D
    Yeah that's true. Average would be fairest then methinks, but too much aggro to set up I guess.