Originally posted by David Tebb:
I have a couple of suggestions for improving the site:-
1. Everyone should start unrated. Ratings are only given after a
minimum number of games have been played (10 for example). This
works very well in the Elo system and would avoid strong players being
underrated for months.
2. Anyone who has an official rating or grade, such as Elo, BCF etc.
should be encouraged to declare it, both when they join and in their
profiles. This would enable everyone to have a better idea of the
strength of their opponent, especially those who are not