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  1. 13 Jul '03 14:29
    Sorry about the previous non question - finger error.

    How do the ratings work?

    I have lost two games. My rating after losing one game to a player of 1200 went to 1176. Recently I lost to a player of over 1400 and it has gone to 1076!

    Please explain.
  2. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    13 Jul '03 15:08
    It has to do with the fact that you have played only 2 rated games, and as such your rating is provisional. I forget exactly how the algorithm works, but I sure this can be located in "Help".
  3. Standard member gotti2000
    The winemaker
    13 Jul '03 19:32
    See the Chrismo post at http://www.redhotpawn.com/board/showthread.php?id=5789
  4. 21 Jul '03 14:25
    I don't know, how the rating works, but I have a similar problem:
    I have 4 finished games of which I lost 1 and I win 3. Now the system shows that I have 1345 points! It's impossible, because yesterday I had about 1230-1240.
    Please if anybody reads this note and he/she is involved in the development, think about it, because there's something wrong.
    I don't like the points for which I didn't have to play...
  5. Standard member Toe
    21 Jul '03 15:55 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by AQUIR
    I don't know, how the rating works, but I have a similar problem:
    I have 4 finished games of which I lost 1 and I win 3. Now the system shows that I have 1345 points! It's impossible, because yesterday I had about 1230-1240.
    Please if an ...[text shortened]... ng.
    I don't like the points for which I didn't have to play...
    See the aforementioned post by Chrismo: for the first 20 games, your rating may well fly about a bit: especially for the first few games. It will stabilise though, so don't worry if it looks a little odd initially.