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  1. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    03 Sep '03 11:23
    Another change, sorry. 5 rated games must be completed before your rating is shown at anything other than 1200. A more accurate rating is being calculated during this time, and after 5 games a provisional rating will be shown. After 20 rated games are completed, your true rating will be displayed.

    Apologies for any confusion.

    -Russ

    [Rating calculation details can be found in the FAQ]
  2. Donation belgianfreak
    stitching you up
    03 Sep '03 15:23
    so how is the rating of the opponent affected when they win/lose against someone with a 'frozen' rating of 1200?
  3. 04 Sep '03 08:33
    Originally posted by belgianfreak
    so how is the rating of the opponent affected when they win/lose against someone with a 'frozen' rating of 1200?
    If I remember correctly, a win or loss against a player with <5 completed games has been counted as if their rating was 1200 since the time the provisional rating system was first introduced.

    I like the idea of the frozen rating - it serves as an alert that a player is an unknown quantity - I wish it had been in place before I assumed that FinalFantasy would be one of the easier opponents in my group in the Veggiecheck tournament
  4. Donation belgianfreak
    stitching you up
    04 Sep '03 12:26
    I really should read more & post less

    Thanks for the info