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Chess rating system

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A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players. [1]

33 relations: Arpad Elo, Australian Chess Federation, Bobby Fischer, Chess, Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Chess Life, Chess Review, Chess.com, Correspondence chess, Deutsche Wertungszahl, Elo rating system, English Chess Federation, FIDE, FIDE titles, Glicko rating system, Grand Chess Tour, Grandmaster (chess), ICCF U.S.A., International Correspondence Chess Federation, Internet Chess Club, Jeff Sonas, Kenneth Harkness, Lajos Portisch, List of FIDE chess world number ones, Reuben Fine, Richard W. B. Clarke, Russian Chess Federation, Samuel Reshevsky, Sports rating system, The Oxford Companion to Chess, United States Chess Federation, Vlastimil Hort, World Chess Championship.

Arpad Elo

Arpad Emmerich Elo (born Árpád Imre Élő; August 25, 1903 – November 5, 1992) was the creator of the Elo rating system for two-player games such as chess.

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Australian Chess Federation

The Australian Chess Federation (ACF) is dedicated to promoting the game of chess in Australia, and is a member of FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Bobby Fischer

Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is a chess venue, located in the Central West End, Saint Louis.

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Chess Life

The monthly Chess Life and bi-monthly Chess Life Kids (formerly School Mates and Chess Life for Kids) are the official magazines published by the United States Chess Federation (US Chess).

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Chess Review

Chess Review is a U.S. chess magazine that was published from January 1933 until October 1969 (Volume 37 Number 10).

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Chess.com

Chess.com is an Internet chess server, Internet forum and social networking website; it is also the name of the company that runs the site.

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Correspondence chess

Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system.

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Deutsche Wertungszahl

The Deutsche Wertungszahl (abbreviation: DWZ, ger. German Evaluation Number) is an evaluation number in chess to compare the playing performance of individual players.

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Elo rating system

The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.

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English Chess Federation

The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.

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FIDE

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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FIDE titles

The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.

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Glicko rating system

The Glicko rating system and Glicko-2 rating system are methods for assessing a player's strength in games of skill, such as chess and Go.

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Grand Chess Tour

The Grand Chess Tour (GCT) is a circuit of chess tournaments where players compete for multiple prize pools.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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ICCF U.S.A.

ICCF U.S.A. is the member of the International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) for the territory of the United States of America.

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International Correspondence Chess Federation

International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) was founded in 1951 as a new appearance of the International Correspondence Chess Association (ICCA), which was founded in 1945, as successor of the Internationaler Fernschachbund (IFSB), founded in 1928.

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Internet Chess Club

The Internet Chess Club (ICC) is a commercial Internet chess server devoted to the play and discussion of chess and chess variants.

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Jeff Sonas

Jeff Sonas is a statistical chess analyst who invented the Chessmetrics system for rating chess players, which is intended as an improvement on the Elo rating system.

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Kenneth Harkness

Kenneth Harkness (byname of Stanley Edgar; November 12, 1896 – October 4, 1972) was a chess organizer.

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Lajos Portisch

Lajos Portisch (born 4 April 1937) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster, whose positional style earned him the nickname, the "Hungarian Botvinnik".

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List of FIDE chess world number ones

A total of seven chess players have been the chess world number one on the official FIDE rating list since it was first published in July 1971.

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Reuben Fine

Reuben Fine (October 11, 1914 – March 26, 1993) was an American chess grandmaster, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology.

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Richard W. B. Clarke

Sir Richard William Barnes Clarke, KCB, OBE (commonly known as Otto Clarke) (13 August 1910 – 21 June 1975) was a British civil servant.

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Russian Chess Federation

The Russian Chess Federation is the governing body for chess in Russia and the officially recognized arm of the FIDE in Russia.

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Samuel Reshevsky

Samuel Herman Reshevsky (born Szmul Rzeszewski; November 26, 1911 – April 4, 1992) was a Polish chess prodigy and later a leading American chess grandmaster.

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Sports rating system

A sports rating system is a system that analyzes the results of sports competitions to provide ratings for each team or player.

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The Oxford Companion to Chess

The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.

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United States Chess Federation

The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Vlastimil Hort

Vlastimil Hort (born 12 January 1944) is a Czechoslovak-born German chess Grandmaster.

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_rating_system

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