Category Archives: Ratings

Technical issue rating list resolved

The technical problem that prevented last weekend’s update of the rating list has been resolved. Tomorrow’s update will span a two-week period, from March 12 to March 26. — Johan PS (In case you’re interested): The match results have been … Continue reading

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Rating update temporarily unavailable

Due to a technical issue, the rating update cannot be done for the moment. Your match results are still being recorded as usual, and the rating list with results up to March 12 is still available. I believe I know … Continue reading

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Rating update finally done

It seems I’ve forgotten to update the rating list in the weekend of April 23-24. Moreover, I’ve only done the update scheduled for this weekend this morning (Tuesday). I’m sorry for the delay and thank you for your patience. — … Continue reading

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Rating list : new feature

A new feature has been added to the rating list. For each player, summary statistics can now be shown in two different ways: either grouped per match length or grouped per opponent. These statistics put the ratings in some perspective. … Continue reading

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Ratings: Update member list 2016

The rating list has been updated in accordance to the current member list 2016. Specifically, this means that the names of the players who are no longer registered as a BGFed.be player have been made invisible. This concerns in particular … Continue reading

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The Rating Formula (Rating Update January 24, 2016)

In the most recent update of the rating list, Michel Lamote is the first player to have a rating higher than 1900. This is mostly symbolic of course, for the difference between 1895 and 1905 is the same as the … Continue reading

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The Rating Principle (Rating Update January 3, 2016)

Suppose Michel Lamote, BIC 2015 champion, and Guy Van Middelem, play a 13-point match. What effect will the outcome of that match have on both players’ ratings? The winner’s rating should go up, of course, and the loser’s rating should … Continue reading

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Rating update December 20

Welcome to new BGFed.be members Dan Pascu (Hasselt), Nader K. Rad (Leuven), and Gery Vermaut (Leuven). May the odds be ever in your favour.

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Rating update December 13

Biggest jump up by Bert Van Kerckhove (Ghent, from 1568 to 1589), knocking on the door of the top-3. Johan Huyck, another Ghent player, had a successful backgammon week too: +20. But the rating list is a zero-sum game, and … Continue reading

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Rating update December 6

After playing Brussels Friendly 56 on December 4, Sabrina Vastapana has collected 105 experience points and she enters the main list as the highest-ranked woman Рcongratulations!

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