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  1. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    30 Apr '10 20:06
    I noticed my rating of 1700 had a large # of people with that same rating but I am third on the list of maybe a dozen 1700's. How do you rank people with the same rating?
  2. 30 Apr '10 20:33
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I noticed my rating of 1700 had a large # of people with that same rating but I am third on the list of maybe a dozen 1700's. How do you rank people with the same rating?
    From what I can tell, those with the same rating are ordered within "joined" date (or more likely a serial number that is assigned when a player joins).

    Look through those who have the same rating as you and see if this holds true.
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 May '10 18:21 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    From what I can tell, those with the same rating are ordered within "joined" date (or more likely a serial number that is assigned when a player joins).

    Look through those who have the same rating as you and see if this holds true.
    I was going to do that and went to my area and found now I am 2 from bottom of 1700's! It changed that fast in one day. Also, Blanca, rated 1690, is higher ranked than a bunch of 1700's. That is really strange. I think you will find that on page 48 or 49 of the rank list.

    Well now I won a game, won 6 points and am still in the same position, below the 1690 dude! I guess therefore it is a matter of the ladder software catching up with the newest rating. Later on today the position will probably change again.
  4. 01 May '10 18:51
    Ratings don't correspond directly with your position on the ladder. I believe the way ladders work is that when you beat someone you challenged you gain points and you move up the ladder to according to the points you gained. (i think) that's why there is a range of ratings on each page. So it doesn't matter exactly what your rating is, its more of a guidance to who you should challenge.
  5. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 May '10 19:46
    Originally posted by jman566
    Ratings don't correspond directly with your position on the ladder. I believe the way ladders work is that when you beat someone you challenged you gain points and you move up the ladder to according to the points you gained. (i think) that's why there is a range of ratings on each page. So it doesn't matter exactly what your rating is, its more of a guidance to who you should challenge.
    There definitely is a delay between rating change and ladder position. I am now 1706 and it finally put me in that group. Blanca is now 1708(!) and went DOWN a couple of pages! I imagine that will fix itself shortly.
  6. 02 May '10 00:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    There definitely is a delay between rating change and ladder position. I am now 1706 and it finally put me in that group. Blanca is now 1708(!) and went DOWN a couple of pages! I imagine that will fix itself shortly.
    From what I can tell, jman is talking about "Ladder" games while you are talking about position within "Player Tables".

    On the "Player Tables" page there is a note that says, "Rankings updated every hour." Perhaps this accounts for the confusing positioning. If I had to guess, I'd say that the "Rank" of each player is determined based on "Rating" and "Joined" date each hour and saved . However when a given page is displayed, the CURRENT "Rating" for the player is displayed rather than the "Rating" that was used in determining the "Rank". I wouldn't have done it that way, but there are a number of things about this site for which that could be said. Would this account for what you are seeing?
  7. 09 May '10 14:12
    I think on players on equal rating are then ranked within a group by time of last move?