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  1. 07 Jul '05 17:00
    Sometimes I wonder what the difference between a draw and a win or loss. If this site had a ratings calculator available for us to enter our ratings, our opponents rating and indicate a win, loss, or draw, we would see the results before we make our decision. It should be an easy add to the site and a tool that the players can use.
  2. Subscriber noxidjkram
    Anal(yst) Programmer
    07 Jul '05 17:55 / 1 edit
    Theres a formula on the help pages!

    Just pop that into MS Excel and bingo! Ratings calculator!

  3. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    07 Jul '05 21:10
    Originally posted by Invader
    Sometimes I wonder what the difference between a draw and a win or loss. If this site had a ratings calculator available for us to enter our ratings, our opponents rating and indicate a win, loss, or draw, we would see the results before we make our decision. It should be an easy add to the site and a tool that the players can use.
    http://www7.brinkster.com/obyrne/rhp_rc.htm

    Problem solved.
  4. 08 Jul '05 03:31
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    http://www7.brinkster.com/obyrne/rhp_rc.htm

    Problem solved.
    Thank you very much! This is exactly what I was asking for. I thought I would have had to write it myself.

    Problem solved!
  5. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    08 Jul '05 03:35
    Originally posted by Invader
    Thank you very much! This is exactly what I was asking for. I thought I would have had to write it myself.

    Problem solved!
    Just remember though that the ratings change is based on what the player's ratings are when the game ends, not when it begins, so the figures will be approximations only.
  6. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Jul '05 03:39
    Originally posted by Invader
    Thank you very much! This is exactly what I was asking for. I thought I would have had to write it myself.

    Problem solved!
    Doesn't work properly.
  7. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    08 Jul '05 16:24
    Indeed, on Mac OSX 10.3.9 and browser Safari 1.3 no new rating is presented. I can only see the % chance of winning.
  8. 08 Jul '05 17:25
    In Opera, the rating shows up for a moment and then disappears.
  9. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Jul '05 21:53
    Same with Navigator.

    I suspect it's written for IE. But who in their right mind uses that nowadays?
  10. Standard member mochiron
    The Don
    10 Jul '05 05:12
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    Same with Navigator.

    I suspect it's written for IE. But who in their right mind uses that nowadays?
    I think you are rite. On firefox it only blinks the answer for a second.
  11. Standard member orfeo
    Missing 285 + 1
    12 Jul '05 03:30
    Originally posted by Invader
    Sometimes I wonder what the difference between a draw and a win or loss. If this site had a ratings calculator available for us to enter our ratings, our opponents rating and indicate a win, loss, or draw, we would see the results before we make our decision. It should be an easy add to the site and a tool that the players can use.
    If you win, you rating will be higher than if you draw, and if you lose it will be lower than if you draw.

    And that, frankly, should be all you need to know to make your decision.

    If, on the other hand, you want to know what TIME to resign, or something like that, well... you can run through all sorts of permutations of your games, and calculate the result... and work out it will make less than 5 points difference. Big deal.

    Just play, and don't do your head in over the numbers.
  12. 13 Jul '05 17:28
    I have an Excel page that calculates the new Rating acording to the formula in the FAQ.
    If someone needs it, message me.
  13. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    14 Jul '05 15:52
    Originally posted by mochiron
    I think you are rite.
    But I'm an atheist