Chess Ratings: A Deep Dive

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85 Comments

  1. Respect for important information shared

  2. Lol I'm overrated. I'm still getting 4 move mated at 23 😭😭

  3. There should be an app for calculating ratings

  4. so what is the actual formula? almost half an hour video and you don't even actually state it. that is quite anoying.

  5. I'm 1000 rating so I'm still noob 🤣

  6. im on level 1000 i was playing from two years but without serious learning

  7. Excellent: thank you! For years I have wanted to understand how tournament results alter Elo ratings.

  8. One error correction: At 13:50, I stated that a lower "K" value makes one's rating less resistant to change. I got this backwards! (Double negatives can be tricky 🙂 ) My subsequent explanation is correct, but I wanted to clarify that a lower K value makes one's rating MORE resistant to change to avoid confusion.

  9. Thanks for the video .Very interesting topic.

  10. thanks for explaining it im a 1393 USCF OTB i've done a tournament where i played 1600 first round 1400 2nd round 3rd round 1800 4 1000

  11. Thanks for the video although there is one comment where I completely disagree with you. I do not believe that obtaining a Expert level rating is possible for the vast majority of players. Having to work for a living and having maybe an hour or two at most on any given day to study/play does not allow someone to reach a level without paying for a coach to tell someone what to focus on.

    Someone who cannot afford a chess coach will just simply not have enough hours in a day to reach an expert level. At best a person might reach between 1600-1800 level.

  12. I've already learned that the little horsey pieces jump around like they're doing a fox trot, and the ones with slits in their heads go at angles. Kings are useless and don't do squat while his wife does all the heavy lifting. What rating would I be?

  13. Personally, what motivated you the most to achieve the master title. Your Passion and competitiveness?

  14. For determining K, criteria of USCF is best among the others. A high rated player is expected to be stable.

  15. you didnt mention the rating differences can be the same, but at higher levels it is further away. A 2700 will not lose 1 in 10 to a 2200 player. A 2200 player will not lose 1 in 10 to a 1800. Although, a 700 can get a 1100 3 out of 10 no problem, as they just throw games away back and forth. Not so at higher levels.

  16. After 12 long years, I finally got to 2000 on lichess :))

  17. 2000 with in computer chess
    Can i become a granmaster.

  18. Does our rating gets cancelled if we dont play for 8 years?or is there any procedure by which we cancell it?

  19. I'm stuck at 1100 (Blitz) for over 2 years. give some advice

  20. What is harder opponent? Blitz rapid or bullet?

  21. Do you know if there is a site in which we can see what percentages of the population represent each rating?

  22. I have just 2033 lichess blitz 🙁 and i am 11 (I am noob)

  23. Well according to this rating system its gonna take ages if your 0nly gaining 5 to 25 point every win especially as you have to start 1000

  24. I am 1600 on lichess and still class myself as a noob.
    I tend to have learning times and competitive times.
    The competitive phases my rating goes up. (Sole focus is to win)
    The learning phases, my rating goes down. (Study and experiment new openings, strategies etc)
    You need to go through both phases to improve your ELO long term.

  25. The Deep Shredder 13 Software says may rating is 1400. Can I trust it?

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