Someone invited me for a game and then resigned himself without even moving once. Will this increase my rating or decrease. Both of our ratings is 1200. I know rating does not increase or decrease until 5 rated games, but does winning a game by resignation give me some points. That too, without even making a move.
Also, is the manner in which we win/draw/lose counted in the point system. Say I am rated 1200 and I play agaisnt a 1500 player. I defeat him convincingly, destroying all his rooks, bishops, knights and queen and pawns. Say only the king is left and I checkmate him. I have 1 of all remaining, 1 rook, 1 bishop, 1 knight, 1 queen and 1 pawn remaining. On the other hand, I win with only a king, queen and a rook left and he has 1 rook, 1 bishop, 1 knight, 1 queen and 1 pawn remaining.
Will I gain same no. of points in both the games or will I gain more in the first than the second?