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Ratings?
Posted by gjamies1 14 Sep 2017 10:32am
    


Excuse my ignorance, but how does the rating system work? I hover around the 1500, and see others with a rating of well over 2000. On closer inspection of one today whose rating was 2442, on looking at his record of wins and losses saw that he/she had played 1370 games, won 642 and lost 728, a negative win ratio. Can you explain how this works?



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Posted by gjamies1 20 Sep 2017 11:58am
    


Anyone know?



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Posted by KymB (VIP) 21 Sep 2017 3:03am
    


sorry I dont think there is really an answer. they don't play ladder and only players in their" FALSE: BRACKET... they are scared to play real players. that is my opinion and there u have it!



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Posted by jethrotulll (VIP) 21 Sep 2017 7:53pm
    


I am sure there is some math algorithm that has them move up and down. As they are basically meaningless, I would not get to worked up over them. Anyone who has pride in their high ratings is normally very selective in who they play and also is not a tix player. Until you can turn those rating points into cash, who really cares?



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Posted by gjamies1 24 Sep 2017 8:41am
    


Not getting worked up, just curious how they are achieved. Unfortunately when achieved, said players think it beneath themselves to play lower ranked players. Sad really.



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Posted by xeasygoin 26 Sep 2017 7:25am
    


Hi. In regards to higher ranked players not wanting to play lower ranks i kind of understand. I have been playing on this site for more than 10 years and to maintain interest I set myself a target to reach. Although when i get close I come tumbling down pretty quickly but if I didnt do this I wouldnt be so keen to play as often. Yes, im mystified at how some players reach such high scores and maintain them, I have been hovering around 1500 for years but if I get to about 1800 I drop back down within days.



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