Suppose we cloned Magnus Carlsen and arranged a match between the clone and the real Magnus. I will give the real Magnus x minutes on his clock, and the clone will have y minutes. Is there any research on what is the expected result of the match for a given pair x, y? Thanks

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    This is very variable. It will be very different for different players and again for different time controls. You are inviting speculation, particularly with your use of a counterfactual example, rather than a sensible answer.
    – Brian Towers
    Commented Nov 22, 2018 at 12:42
  • The example seems very odd. Are you asking if one player has the same strength playing different time controls ? i.e if he is 2700 in classic, if he will always be 2700 also in blitz and bullet ?
    – Isac
    Commented Nov 22, 2018 at 15:01
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    @Isac no. I am asking the winning probability of "the same player" playing against him/herself with different time controls. Commented Nov 22, 2018 at 20:17


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