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  1. 19 Mar '04 11:38
    It would be nice if there where some stats about te country's, like the (highest / lowest / average) rating or moves for every country.

    This my also stimulate players to put there country's national flag on.
  2. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    19 Mar '04 16:50
    Originally posted by Fylgja
    It would be nice if there where some stats about te country's, like the (highest / lowest / average) rating or moves for every country.

    This my also stimulate players to put there country's national flag on.
    Since many people have put up flags from countries they do not live in, I don't think this would have much value.
  3. 19 Mar '04 18:16
    For what it's worth...

    And please note, I have not included all countries here, just the more common ones, and more likely, the ones whos flags I recognised. No offence intended if I omitted someone, Will do this in more detail at a later stage. Or, if you like, send me the top 5 players from your country and their ratings and i'll update it!

    Average Rating of TOP 5 Players from a country - who would come out tops if we had a 5 board competition!!!

    1 HOLLAND 2019
    2 USA 1969
    3 ENGLAND 1899
    4 BELGIUM 1888
    5 UK ( Home unions separate as they have different flags ) 1862
    6 GERMANY 1836
    7 NEW ZEALAND 1822
    8 WALES 1768
    9 CANADA 1766
    10 SOUTH AFRICA 1695
    11 FRANCE 1677
    12 ITALY 1672
    13 AUSTRALIA 1610
  4. 19 Mar '04 18:56
    Nice ... tnx for the information
  5. 19 Mar '04 19:00
    Will try and expand on this if you like, am working on it now, until RUSS and co come up with some real stats!

    Would be great RUSS!!!
  6. Standard member thire
    Xebite
    19 Mar '04 19:52 / 1 edit
    it would be interesting to see all Austrian, ... players and their rating and the total nb of players.
  7. 19 Mar '04 19:58
    Current list - have added a few!

    Based on average of top 5 Players.

    1 HOLLAND 2019
    2 USA 1969
    3 ENGLAND 1899
    4 BELGIUM 1888
    5 UK ( Home unions separate as they have different flags ) 1862
    6 GERMANY 1836
    7 NEW ZEALAND 1822
    8 Portugal 1801
    9 WALES 1768
    10 CANADA 1766
    11 SOUTH AFRICA 1695
    12 FRANCE 1677
    13 ITALY 1672
    14 Austria 1650
    15 AUSTRALIA 1610
  8. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    19 Mar '04 20:27
    My point is that your stats are flawed. For example, Bbarr (the no.2 rated player on the site) uses the Polish flag, but he is from the U.S. and has probably never been to Poland. Are you going to count him into the Polish stats?
  9. 19 Mar '04 20:30
    I believe that one takes pride in one's country.

    I am living in the UK and have been here for 3 years, but I carry the South African flag, because I consider myself South African

    So the sats should be based on the nationalities we consider ourselvets to be.

    Yes, I know one can put any country and so it is true that the stats will never be 100%, but if we all take pride in our countries and are honest, then we will actually get some useful stats.

    Richie

  10. 19 Mar '04 20:31
    1 HOLLAND 2019
    2 USA 1969
    3 ENGLAND 1899
    4 BELGIUM 1888
    5 UK 1862
    6 GERMANY 1836
    7 NEW ZEALAND 1822
    8 PORTUGAL 1801
    9 WALES 1768
    10 CANADA 1766
    11 SOUTH AFRICA 1695
    12 FRANCE 1677
    13 ITALY 1672
    14 FINLAND 1663
    15 AUSTRIA 1650
    16 AUSTRALIA 1610
    17 INDIA 1507
  11. 19 Mar '04 20:54
    Wil continue my labour of love in a little while.

    If anyone wants to help me out and emsage me with the TOP 5 players from their countries, that would be a big help.

    Am only human, mistakes happen!

    Thanks to Skeeter for his input too!

    Richie
    xxx
  12. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    19 Mar '04 22:47
    Originally posted by saffa73
    Wil continue my labour of love in a little while.

    If anyone wants to help me out and emsage me with the TOP 5 players from their countries, that would be a big help.

    Am only human, mistakes happen!

    Thanks to Skeeter for his input too!

    Richie
    xxx
    Yes, to elaborate, NZ is technically in 3rd place with a point average of 1903 for our top 5 rated players. But because one player chooses not to 'show the flag' so to speak, and it is not a criticism, we are denied.

    Never mind, a least we are ahead of the Aussies. In fact everyone is in front of the Aussies except India which is really just another English colony. 😉

    skeeter
  13. 19 Mar '04 23:22
    That's why somebody should put there flag up, so that his rating is being counted at the average top 5. There is nothing wrong being proud at your flag.

    Especially the Dutch flag, sinds nobody can beat them 😛
  14. 11 Apr '04 12:33
    Anyone want me to keep posting at regular intervals the Top countries ranked as I have above? or any other way? Am happty to do this if people want.

    Reply here or mesage me.

    Richie
  15. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    11 Apr '04 13:38
    I'm dutch! Never knew we were that high in top 5 rankings (i should note that my rating is not used for that average :p)