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Ian Ringrose
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15 votes
1 answer
721 views

Lowest rated player(s) who earned a GM norm

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1 answer
222 views

How do rating systems cope with clusters of players who nearly always only play people within their cluster?

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

Is there a tournament system that pairs players based on ratings being similar?

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

How quickly after a tournament are USCF ratings updated?

5 votes
2 answers
3k views

Players who are consistently rated over 2500 but are not GM

5 votes
1 answer
293 views

Minimum number of players for 9 round Swiss tournament?

4 votes
2 answers
461 views

When a US tournament entry is limited based on rating, when is the rating checked?

3 votes
1 answer
91 views

What was the justification for the calculations of FIDE previously unrated player not being balanced?

3 votes
1 answer
298 views

How does the Israel Chess Federation (ICF) update ratings for players who no longer play in Israel?

3 votes
1 answer
883 views

Can a player directly register with FIDE so as to avoid charges when moving counties?

3 votes
1 answer
175 views

What was the justification for calculations of FIDE unrated player having different rules depending on tournament type?

3 votes
1 answer
76 views

Is there an approved FIDE way of running a tournament that maximises players being paired with people they haven't recently played?

3 votes
1 answer
379 views

Are chess federations allowed to hold tournaments outside their areas to save hotel costs?

3 votes
1 answer
273 views

What is a norm factory?

3 votes
2 answers
722 views

What is the typical rating difference between players in rated games?

2 votes
1 answer
62 views

What define a tournament as a "Open"

2 votes
1 answer
63 views

What is a FIDE "adjusted rating floor"?

2 votes
2 answers
769 views

Does FIDE publish the results of all rated games?

1 vote
1 answer
53 views

Does it make any practical difference to a normal chess player the choice of federation that issues the FIDE number?

1 vote
0 answers
31 views

How well does the English chess rating system predict results of games between under 18s and established adult players?

1 vote
1 answer
60 views

In 4NCL are practically all players good enough to have FIDE rating?

1 vote
1 answer
88 views

Process of reconnecting rating for a large country that been excluded from FIDE for a many years

1 vote
1 answer
98 views

What is a Norm “Super Swiss”?

1 vote
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47 views

Are there any large swiss with good playing standard that are not rated?

1 vote
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33 views

What the max possible USCF rating of a player after playing in an under 1400 tournament?

1 vote
1 answer
88 views

How long do US chess ratings remain valid for?

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53 views

What "hacks" does the Australian rating system (ACF) have to cope with fast improving children?

1 vote
1 answer
65 views

How does the Australian rating system (ACF) make use of information from games played outside of Australia?

0 votes
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31 views

Are Arena Tournaments (like Chess.com) type events used for OTB chess?

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17 views

What proportion of FIDE rated games are from swiss tournaments?