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  1. 17 Apr '05 22:00
    what is an ELO?
  2. Standard member Ragnorak
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    17 Apr '05 23:19
    Originally posted by benkoboy
    what is an ELO?
    Electric Light Orchestra.

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  3. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    17 Apr '05 23:25
    Originally posted by benkoboy
    what is an ELO?
    The Elo rating system (named after it's developer Dr. Arpad Elo) is a numerical system in which differences in rating may be converted into scoring or winning probabilities and vice versa. Most competition rating systems are based on Elo's system, today.

    Above was copied from a website found by a simple search using 'google'.
  4. 18 Apr '05 10:41
    elo measures your skill-level...higher the better. At least often.
  5. Standard member Saint Nick
    Pimp of the elves
    20 Apr '05 14:23
    Originally posted by mwmiller
    The Elo rating system (named after it's developer Dr. Arpad Elo) is a numerical system in which differences in rating may be converted into scoring or winning probabilities and vice versa. Most competition rating systems are based on Elo's system, today.

    Above was copied from a website found by a simple search using 'google'.
    Great answer. I think ELO is one of the most common mis-understandings in the chess community.

    Glad to see someone get it right 🙂