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  1. 08 Aug '04 02:55
    I have won all my games but one and after my only loss my rating was at 1530 (or something like that) after two more wins it went down to 1477. Can somebody explain to me this please?
  2. 08 Aug '04 03:16
    Until you have played 20 games your rating will be erratic.It will settle down after this period and all will be right with the world.I hope😉
  3. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    08 Aug '04 05:11
    If you beat a player, the site adds 400 points to their rating and gives you that rating. As you play games, an average is arrived at. If you play higher rated players and win your rating will go up. It's wierd i know, i thought the same thing when i arrived. Fear not, it only lasts 20 games, then your rating will just go up if you win and down if you loose 😉
  4. 10 Aug '04 21:18
    I still don't understand. These are my results so far:

    1 win against acastano rated 1442
    2 wins against phonusbolonus rated 1173
    1 Win against BHSFootball24 rated 1103
    1 Win against Beste rated 1055
    1 Win against Charlie2000 rated 1189
    1 Win against Der Komische rated 1200
    1 loss against Knight Time rated 1676

    The rating progression doesn't make sense: I lost against Knight Time and the rating dropped (that's fine) I won another game and increased again but then I won another game and my rating went down again! Is this right?
  5. 10 Aug '04 21:29
    Originally posted by Alopinto
    I still don't understand. These are my results so far:

    1 win against acastano rated 1442
    2 wins against phonusbolonus rated 1173
    1 Win against BHSFootball24 rated 1103
    1 Win against Beste rated 1055
    1 Win against Charlie2000 rated 1189
    1 Win against Der Komische rated 1200
    1 loss against Knight Time rated 1676

    The rating progression doesn't m ...[text shortened]... and increased again but then I won another game and my rating went down again! Is this right?
    It is correct. Your rating is provisional until 20 games have been completed. Until then your rating will be very erratic. There is a section in the help files for you to look at. There it describes provisional ratings.

    -TT
  6. 12 Aug '04 17:14
    Thanks very much I will play the remaining games here.


    😀