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  1. 18 Jul '05 18:05
    Does anyone know anything about how the ratings on redhotpawn.com are calculated?

    How do they compare with FIDE (ELO) ratings?

    Are the ratings on here inflated?

    The highest player on here is 2450 - so is the rating system used especially designed for Correspondence chess?

    I appreciate all relevant replies to these questions.

    Thank you Skims.
  2. 18 Jul '05 18:56
    Originally posted by skims
    Does anyone know anything about how the ratings on redhotpawn.com are calculated?

    How do they compare with FIDE (ELO) ratings?
    Look in the FAQ (Help menu) under the section 'How is my rating calculated?' for the exact calculation.
    How it compares to ELO rating I don't know. I don't have one myself so I can't compare to that either.

    Adje
  3. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    18 Jul '05 19:38
    They're picked out of a hat as soon as games are completed.
  4. 19 Jul '05 12:48
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    They're picked out of a hat as soon as games are completed.
    I think you meant to post that in the "Not Much Help" forum. Whose hat anyway?
  5. 19 Jul '05 17:10
    Originally posted by kw72uk
    I think you meant to post that in the "Not Much Help" forum. Whose hat anyway?
    Thank you for the useful comment from Adje. Please do not develop this into a conversation/argument about hats and picking ratings out of hats.

    I simply asked a sensible question that I am curious to know the answer to - not an invitation for unhelpful comments like that. Thank you.
  6. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    19 Jul '05 20:00
    Originally posted by skims
    Thank you for the useful comment from Adje. Please do not develop this into a conversation/argument about hats and picking ratings out of hats.

    I simply asked a sensible question that I am curious to know the answer to - not an invitation for unhelpful comments like that. Thank you.
    Of all the ungrateful little [TEXT REMOVED]
  7. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirateā„¢
    19 Jul '05 20:13
    Originally posted by skims
    Thank you for the useful comment from Adje. Please do not develop this into a conversation/argument about hats and picking ratings out of hats.

    I simply asked a sensible question that I am curious to know the answer to - not an invitation for unhelpful comments like that. Thank you.
    Ah, shut yer face you whinging muppet!

    You don't OWN this thread you just started it! It's part of a PUBLIC forum and anyone can post anything they want in it with out you playing judge and jury about it's content.
  8. Standard member howitzer
    rockling
    20 Jul '05 13:21
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    Ah, shut yer face you whinging muppet!

    You don't OWN this thread you just started it! It's part of a PUBLIC forum and anyone can post anything they want in it with out you playing judge and jury about it's content.
    Yeah, well considering the chap's only made 131 moves, then maybe he's new to this. A bit facetious of him yes, but remember this - you only joined RHP, you do not OWN it. This is a PUBLIC site and everyone has a right to feel welcome here without you throwing your weight around.