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  1. 29 Jun '13 07:56
    Could anyone tell me where to find out how the ratings are calculated, points awarded, etc.
  2. 29 Jun '13 10:33
    Try FAQ
  3. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    29 Jun '13 12:56
    There's a useful rating chart in Thread 80000 as well.
  4. Standard member RevRSleeker
    CerebrallyChallenged
    29 Jun '13 22:52
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    There's a useful rating chart in Thread 80000 as well.
    I remember when the chap listed below disappeared a few of us wondered why ( I'm in same clan ), his ratings obviously plummeted given the astronomical rate he'd attained...he had hundreds of games ongoing and I note that your game with him was one of the first to time out, hence the full 12-1300 points difference would 'supposedly' be observed when making any calculation.
    The crux; you were robbed of a few points lol !!
    Game 9885561
  5. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    30 Jun '13 00:35 / 1 edit
    He was rated 2316 when I timed him out, so I got the maximum possible 32 points for the win. And of course I lost zero points in the other game where he naturally demolished me! 😀
  6. Standard member RevRSleeker
    CerebrallyChallenged
    30 Jun '13 01:27
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    He was rated 2316 when I timed him out, so I got the maximum possible 32 points for the win. And of course I lost zero points in the other game where he naturally demolished me! 😀
    lol...as you say it should certainly have been 32, but the graph does indicate 2316 down to 2292 after your game...he lost 24pts. Perhaps I'm missing something, other than the maths 😀
  7. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    30 Jun '13 01:36 / 2 edits
    I went from 1079 to 1111, according to my graph, that's 32. His graph shows a drop of 24 points, certainly, but remember that rating chart is only accurate up to 2100 or thereabouts.
  8. Standard member RevRSleeker
    CerebrallyChallenged
    01 Jul '13 19:05
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    I went from 1079 to 1111, according to my graph, that's 32. His graph shows a drop of 24 points, certainly, but remember that rating chart is only accurate up to 2100 or thereabouts.
    I had no idea about the 'graph accuracy'...it just seemed somewhat odd in that he 'apparently' lost 24pts whilst you gained 32. It's got me curious as to that accuracy element, I can't find anything published as to why and how...
  9. 01 Jul '13 21:45
    Originally posted by RevRSleeker
    I had no idea about the 'graph accuracy'...it just seemed somewhat odd in that he 'apparently' lost 24pts whilst you gained 32. It's got me curious as to that accuracy element, I can't find anything published as to why and how...
    From the FAQ.
    New Rating= Old Rating+K*(Score- win Expectancy)
    K is a constant,32 for 0-2099, 24 for 2100-2399 and 16 for 2400 and above. In other words when you reach 2100 each game has less effect on your rating and it drops again when you reach 2400.