World Diplomacy Database

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Dip Pouch Tournament Rating
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.

Roland COOKE
International ranking (National ranking)269 (24) Score46.47

DateCountryName of the tournamentRankCoeff1Score
2018-11-03Carnage on the Mountain 201832/3311.434.55
2016-11-06Carnage on the Mountain 20168/3812.8680.26
2016-06-26World DipCon XXVI 201672/9320.0023.12
2015-11-08Carnage on the mountain 201522/3311.4334.85
2015-01-01NADF Masters 201515/248.8639.58
2014-05-25World DipCon XXIV 201467/8720.0023.56
2014-01-26DipCon 47 201415/6515.0077.69
2013-10-13DipCon 46 201321/3311.4337.88
2013-06-23Weasel Moot VII 201315/3512.0058.57
2013-02-03TempleCon 20134/135.7173.08
2013-01-20NADF Masters 20136/228.2975.00
2012-11-04Carnage on the mountain 20125/156.2970.00
2012-08-19HuskyCon 20127/3612.2981.94
2012-08-12World DipCon XXII 201215/8020.0081.88
2012-02-05TempleCon 20125/135.7165.38
2012-01-29WAC 9 201220/4514.8656.67
2011-11-06DipCon 44 20115/3612.2987.50
2011-10-02Tempest in a teapot XIII 20118/259.1470.00
2011-09-11Weasel Moot V 201119/3913.1452.56
2011-08-22HuskyCon 201110/3913.1475.64
2011-05-29Dixie 25 201112/368.0068.06
2011-02-06TempleCon 20112/156.2990.00
2011-01-16NADF Masters 20114/197.4381.58
2010-11-07Carnage on the mountain 20107/238.5771.74
2010-09-26Weasel Moot IV 20107/3712.5782.43
2010-07-11HuskyCon 201010/4815.0080.21
2009-07-26HuskyCon 20093/5015.0095.00

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