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  1. 31 Oct '16 16:50
    http://www.elometer.net/

    Okay so I have played chess for a while but never rated and I would like to know how elo works... I took this test but I don't trust the results.
  2. 31 Oct '16 17:22
    Is a rating system within a group. The better the group the lower your elo.
  3. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    31 Oct '16 18:06
    The mathematical explanation:
    FAQ

    Rough summary:
    Ratings are relative to other players. The number means nothing by itself. An RHP rating tells you if you are better, or worse, than other RHP players. Means nothing outside RHP.
  4. 31 Oct '16 18:12
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    The mathematical explanation:
    FAQ

    Rough summary:
    Ratings are relative to other players. The number means nothing by itself. An RHP rating tells you if you are better, or worse, than other RHP players. Means nothing outside RHP.
    Okay that makes sense because I scored 1900 on that test but I'm nowhere near as good as 1900 players on here are, so I was confused. It makes more sense that it is ony relevant to RHP.
  5. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 Nov '16 16:44
    Originally posted by Ashiitaka
    Okay that makes sense because I scored 1900 on that test but I'm nowhere near as good as 1900 players on here are, so I was confused. It makes more sense that it is ony relevant to RHP.
    What test are you talking about?
  6. 01 Nov '16 18:43
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    What test are you talking about?
    follow the link in the original post