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  1. 20 Jun '07 16:41
    my rating went down after winning a game! why?
  2. 20 Jun '07 17:58
    In short, provisional ratings are averages of the following numbers
    opponents rating if you drew
    opponents rating + 400 if you won
    opponents rating - 400 if you lost.
  3. Subscriber KingDavid403
    King David
    21 Jun '07 00:08 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by merman
    my rating went down after winning a game! why?
    After you complete 20 games you are NOT provisional rated anymore. It's all uphill from there if you win.
  4. 22 Jun '07 22:58
    I'm really pissed off at this lose points after winning thing, should I just not play people that are rated lower than me?
  5. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    23 Jun '07 02:38
    Originally posted by merman
    I'm really pissed off at this lose points after winning thing, should I just not play people that are rated lower than me?
    You should play anyone you feel like playing, finish up your games and get your true rating. Just because your rating goes down isn't a problem... once you establish your rating more high rated players may want to play you, but I don't feel you should limit yourself yet because you lose a few points for a win.

    Eventually, your rating will be your true rating.

    P-
  6. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    23 Jun '07 02:52
    my true rating is 1670...im just a sucker for accepting draws from people who are polite