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  1. Standard member wittywonka
    Chocolate Expert
    25 Apr '07 11:38
    Is there a "rule of thumb" rating calculation to go by? For example, "For every 50 points higher/lower than your oponent you are, a win adds X points to your rating, and a loss takes away Y points from your rating." Anything like that at all? The rating calculation on the FAQ seems too lengthy for a quick-glance calculation.
  2. 25 Apr '07 11:43
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Is there a "rule of thumb" rating calculation to go by? For example, "For every 50 points higher/lower than your oponent you are, a win adds X points to your rating, and a loss takes away Y points from your rating." Anything like that at all? The rating calculation on the FAQ seems too lengthy for a quick-glance calculation.
    Every 25 points rating difference gives you 1 point more if you win. Or 4 points for every 100 points difference. If you are equal in rating you get 16 points.

    This works approximatively, only a rule of thumb. And only between non-provisional players and players below 2100 points in rating.
  3. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    25 Apr '07 11:54
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Is there a "rule of thumb" rating calculation to go by? For example, "For every 50 points higher/lower than your oponent you are, a win adds X points to your rating, and a loss takes away Y points from your rating." Anything like that at all? The rating calculation on the FAQ seems too lengthy for a quick-glance calculation.
    http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/173/ratingchangebf4.gif
  4. Standard member wittywonka
    Chocolate Expert
    25 Apr '07 20:38
    Alright, thanks.