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Uncertain Ratings I: Provisional Ratings

​US Chess treats all ratings as if they were equally accurate measurements of a player's current playing strength. Because we use ratings to seed people into playing sections to provide a grouping by ability, if some players' ratings are biased or more inaccurate, they could have an unfair advantage in any section with a rating limit. The...
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Michael- I sort of encountered this when I ran my first ES tournament with a colleague. All UNR players. We had no way of ranking ... Read More
Sunday, 01 April 2018 00:17
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