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  1. 15 Mar '07 14:21
    I've just won my last game but my rating has gone down. Why is this?
  2. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    15 Mar '07 14:24
  3. 15 Mar '07 14:25
    Originally posted by The Dels
    I've just won my last game but my rating has gone down. Why is this?
    From the FAQ:

    Note: Until you have completed 20 games your rating may go down even when you win a game!

    Until you complete 20 games, you will have a provisional rating. This rating is calculated as the average of all the games you have played. Each game is scored as being your opponent's rating (for a draw), your opponent's rating plus 400 (for a win), or your opponent's rating minus 400 (for a loss). If your opponent is also on a provisional rating, then the 400s above become 200s. If your opponent has played fewer than five games then their rating is treated as 1200 when calculating your rating.