Originally posted by PolicestateUnrated games will not change your rating... You must be reading something wrong. It will give you a win or lost game, but your rating will not change.
Still no one has answered. Why does a game created and played as 'unrated' still affect ratings when complete? Is this a flaw in the system? Has anyone else experienced this?
Originally posted by PolicestateGo to your finished game and click the INFO link next to the game. Be sure it really IS unrated. Yes, I've played unrated games, and they tend to be unrated. Perhaps someone switched the game up on you?? Just because a game is named UNRATED doesn't make it unrated. Use that info link.
My last game, 268... against a lower rated opponent, was a game I lost. My rating at the outset was 1452 - as my profile shows. You will see my rating is now 1431. His rating has gone up by the same amount. I have not finished any other game in the last 7 days. I am 100% confident that the open invite was 'unrated' as not only did I select it as such, bu ...[text shortened]... Do you have first hand experience of playing an unrated game, that didn't affect your rating?
Originally posted by PolicestateAlways check the info... this user 'deaked' you.. set you up for fun unrated game and changed the terms to get points. You played the game as unrated while he knew it WAS rated.
Yep - it was rated. You were right. Checking my emails, he deleted the original game before I moved as black. The only thing I can think is that he then offered me a rated game, which I just presumed was the original one?
Anyway, the world has turned since then. I need to get out more
Originally posted by PhlabibitCan you really change the terms rated/unrated _after_ the game has started? If so why?
Always check the info... this user 'deaked' you.. set you up for fun unrated game and changed the terms to get points. You played the game as unrated while he knew it WAS rated.
Originally posted by dsmfireRead the thread properly. The user was tricked. An unrated game was started with the dupee as black. The duper then deletes the game and sends a new rated game also with the dupee as black.
Can you really change the terms rated/unrated _after_ the game has started? If so why?