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  1. Standard member hedonist
    peacedog's keeper
    17 Dec '13 09:37
    What is the formula for converting FIDE to ECF ratings?

    If I remember correctly it was FIDE-800/6 for BCF. Is it still the same?
  2. Subscriber Ragwort
    Ex Duris Gloria
    17 Dec '13 10:32 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by hedonist
    What is the formula for converting FIDE to ECF ratings?

    If I remember correctly it was FIDE-800/6 for BCF. Is it still the same?
    From the ECF grading website - bottom of the help page:

    http://www.englishchess.org.uk/grading/database/

    ECF x 8 + 650 = FIDE
    (FIDE - 650) / 8 = ECF

    ECF x 8 + 600 = National Elo
    (National Elo - 600) / 8 = ECF

    And that means they think the FIDE ratings are inflated by 50 elo points over National Elo grades. (Scottish, KNSB, USCF etc)
  3. 17 Dec '13 11:31
    Originally posted by hedonist
    What is the formula for converting FIDE to ECF ratings?

    If I remember correctly it was FIDE-800/6 for BCF. Is it still the same?
    sigh i thought it was an inducement to go foraging for women and precious metals!
  4. Standard member hedonist
    peacedog's keeper
    17 Dec '13 17:34
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    sigh i thought it was an inducement to go foraging for women and precious metals!
    I'll have a bit of free time to kill the women, eat the babies & rape the livestock 😀
  5. Standard member hedonist
    peacedog's keeper
    17 Dec '13 17:42
    Originally posted by Ragwort
    From the ECF grading website - bottom of the help page:

    http://www.englishchess.org.uk/grading/database/

    ECF x 8 + 650 = FIDE
    (FIDE - 650) / 8 = ECF

    ECF x 8 + 600 = National Elo
    (National Elo - 600) / 8 = ECF

    And that means they think the FIDE ratings are inflated by 50 elo points over National Elo grades. (Scottish, KNSB, USCF etc)
    Thanks Ragwort.

    Now that you mention it, most guys I know with a FIDE rating have it higher than their national one.
  6. 17 Dec '13 18:59 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by hedonist
    I'll have a bit of free time to kill the women, eat the babies & rape the livestock 😀
    aha a Cali Thistle supporter I see, we don't eat children any more, pity that, just enslave the women and bring back all the gold and rubies! 😀
  7. 18 Dec '13 23:41
    Originally posted by hedonist
    I'll have a bit of free time to kill the women, eat the babies & rape the livestock 😀
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