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AuthorMatt Shields Last Update2019-10-09
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Each player begins with an initial rating of 40 before their first tournament. After each event, a player's final placement (e.g. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.) is converted to a percentile score.

The formula used is: (([Number of Players in the event]+0.5-[Placement])/[Number of Players in the event])*100

If the event was the World Championship, the tournament value is 20.
Otherwise, if the tournament has only one round, the tournament value is equal to the number of players in the event divided by 7, plus 2. If the event has more than one round, the tournament value is equal to the number of players in the event divided by 3.5, plus two. ( (#players/3.5)+2 ). However, the maximum tournament value for any non-world championship event is 15.

Events before 2001, with the exception of World Championships, have a tournament value of zero, meaning they have no effect on ratings. The theory is that results be based only on the last ten years of competitive play.

As an example of calculating new ratings, suppose a player enters an event with a rating of 55. Suppose also that they finish in 8th place out of 65 players. The player's percentile score is (65 + 0.5 - 8)/65 * 100 = 88.46. A 65 player event would have a tournament value of (65/3.5) +2 = 20.57. However, since the maximum tournament value is 15, that will be the value for this event. Therefore, this player's rating will move 15% of the distance from 55 to 88.46. The difference between 88.46 and 55 is 33.46. 15% of 33.46 is 5.019. Therefore, we add 5.019 points to this player's rating as a results of this event, meaning their rating increases from 55 to 60.019.

Felix Austria 2006
Date July 29-30, 2006 Place Hohe Wand
Number of players35 Number of rounds4 Number of boards18
Coeff 112.00 Coeff 2- Coeff 3-

RankFirstName LastNameLoc.Nat.Score
1Cyrille SEVIN98.57
2Gwen MAGGI95.71
3André ILIEVICS92.86
4Alex LEBEDEV90.00
5Yann CLOUET87.14
6René VAN ROOIJEN84.29
7Laurent JOLY81.43
8Dan SCHLICK78.57
9Fabian STRAUB75.71
10Igor KURT72.86
11Sebastian BEER70.00
12France-May MARTEL67.14
13Toby HARRIS64.29
14Thomas KLARE61.43
15Herbert BIEBER58.57
16David NORMAN55.71
17Stefan UNGER52.86
18Julian ZIESING50.00
19Holger WERNER47.14
20Jan BADURCZIK44.29
21Emmanuel DU PONTAVICE41.43
22Dirk BRÜGGEMANN38.57
23Georg KOTSCHY35.71
24Rick DESPER32.86
25Christoph PACHMAJER30.00
27Guenter HOPF24.29
28Raimund ELFERING21.43
29Manfred STINAKOVITS18.57
30Davide CLEOPADRE15.71
31Rob SCHONE12.86
32Markus BEISSER10.00
34Helene STINAKOVITS4.29
35Markus JAUERNIG1.43

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