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How the rating system works

Credits

Many people have been contributed to the creation of the ranking system. However, special thanks are due to:

Gerben Dirksen, for having the idea, devising the original formula, writing the first program to calculate ratings, administering it for most of the first year, and providing useful advice and mathematical assistance ever since.

Graham Hazel, without whose software none of it would have been possible.

Chris Dixon, for sorting out the problem with serving that had been causing anguish for five years.

Stephen Frechette and Aashish Welling, for giving us a brand-new web-based version of the software in 2020.

Steve Altus, David Beer, Lew Stansby, Neil Trentham and Giles Woodruff, for providing advice and comments on the ranking system.

Barbu Heroes

Monthly winners, 2024

January: Geoff Hampson

February: Mark Tynkov

March: Dana Berkowitz

April: Geoff Hampson

May: Steven De Donder

June: Geoff Hampson

Annual winners, 2003-23

2023 ladder: Ben Kristensen

2022 ladder: Mike Rice

2021 ladder: Steven De Donder

2020 ladder: Steven De Donder

2019 ladder: Steven De Donder

2018 ladder: Mark Tynkov

2017 ladder: Doron Limor

2016 ladder: Neil Trentham

2016 “Zester”: Dan Hoffenberg

2015 ladder: Alessio Isaia

2015 “Zester”: Dan Hoffenberg

2014 ladder: Doron Limor

2014 “Zester”: Dean Pokorny

2013 ladder: Ben Handley-Pritchard

2013 “Zester”: Ben Handley-Pritchard

2012 ladder: Ben Handley   -Pritchard

2012 “Zester”: Ben Handley-Pritchard

2011 ladder: Fabio Lo Presti

2011 “Zester”: Willie Whitaker

2011 “Apple core”: Steve Altus

2010 ladder: Steve Altus

2010 “Zester”: Andrew Garnett

2010 “Apple core”: Steve Altus

2009 ladder: Mike Rice

2009 “Zester”: Doron Limor

2009 “Apple core”: Michael Wilkinson

2008 ladder: John Therkelsen

2008 “Zester”: Ben Handley-Pritchard

2008 “Apple core”: Fabio Lo Presti

2007 ladder: Mike Rice

2007 “Zester”: Martin Garvey

2007 “Apple core”: Tony Nunn

2006 ladder: Francesco Mazzadi

2006 “Zester”: Martin Garvey

2006 “Apple core”: David Grainger

2005 ladder: Jérome Rombaut

2005 “Zester”: Martin Garvey

2005 “Apple core”: Jérome Rombaut

2004 ladder: Joel Wooldridge

2004 “Zester”: Neil Trentham

2004 “Apple core”: Joel Wooldridge

2003 ladder: JoAnna Stansby


Ladder, 2024

Minimum games to qualify: 100.

Last updated: Mon 15 Jul 2024 05:18 (UK time)

Pos Name Ladder
score
Current playing strength Games Wins Avg.
score
High
score
Low
score
Positive
scores
Avg. playing strengh of oppo Avg. score adj. for oppo's strength
-Ben Kristensen1100.8105.55038%95.4417-23872%5.5100.8
1Geoff Hampson1084.490.626739%56.0381-48769%28.384.4
-Mark Tynkov1084.384.89732%63.5372-38771%20.884.3
2Steven De Donder1080.984.828636%65.4478-43370%15.580.9
-Zachary Grossack1077.878.67638%49.3418-47855%28.577.8
-Nicole Gilmore1072.661.25632%41.1297-27164%31.572.6
-Alessio Isaia1068.271.65235%58.3379-31267%9.968.2
3Dana Berkowitz1065.355.415835%34.4435-40861%30.965.3
4Matt Dobbs1061.249.911631%35.4436-49765%25.761.2
5Fabio Quai1057.550.558528%28.8406-43560%28.657.5
-Mike Rice1054.5100.61625%42.1338-22950%31.373.4
6Federico Bianchi1052.356.628331%22.8454-49661%29.552.3
-John Diamond1050.963.55927%24.0238-29258%26.950.9
-Ben Handley-Pritchard1048.981.81644%36.2271-33075%29.765.9
7Beppe Mistretta1046.837.442627%23.0413-53459%23.846.8
8Marco Novara1045.341.426529%22.5365-60560%22.845.3
9Patric Sierzega1044.945.646027%19.5417-55358%25.444.9
10Marco Prestini1039.230.831829%20.7435-42955%18.539.2
11Stan Schenker1037.733.529931%17.9404-40757%19.937.7
-Migry Zur Campanile1037.558.74427%8.9296-40855%28.737.6
12Michael Wilkinson1037.454.713428%16.1419-44551%21.337.4
13JoAnna Stansby1035.240.717126%11.9414-51956%23.335.2
14Fabrizio Guttadauro1034.434.811725%11.5450-38454%23.034.4
-Giles Woodruff1034.168.5450%127.326322100%25.9153.2
15Fabrizio Farnesi1033.634.742028%14.1389-49956%19.533.6
-John Parsons1033.333.63129%19.2244-30948%15.134.2
16Gaetano Damiata1031.931.736524%5.4388-43654%26.431.9
17Jaron Marcus1031.039.245726%2.2388-48453%28.831.0
18Silvia Saccomanno1030.213.012520%13.3367-32055%16.930.2
19Rosalind Lin1028.825.420722%1.0388-63354%27.828.8
-Chris Dixon1028.346.48931%9.7312-41354%18.728.3
20Gianluca Lodato1027.730.943526%0.8320-52452%26.927.7
-John McAllister1023.97.82223%6.3267-25641%20.827.1
21Jill Levin1020.320.833123%-14.4368-49650%34.720.3
-Benoit Guiot1019.528.75237%2.8361-36052%16.719.5
-Sami Casanova1018.544.93633%-17.0261-28342%35.718.7
-Pete Whipple1017.269.2333%60.7143-2667%42.0102.6
-Luc Bellicaud1015.759.310%237.0237237100%40.8277.8
-Stav Dan1013.311.48934%53.2498-31263%-40.013.3
22Joan Clark1012.412.713117%-8.3277-39248%20.712.4
-Federico Iavicoli1012.359.9250%113.5259-3250%-4.1109.4
-Tracey B1011.955.4520%4.8113-23580%38.142.9
23Giorgio Caccia1010.44.117918%-20.6404-43846%31.010.4
-Josh Richards1007.013.71100%130.0130130100%-6.6123.4
-Adam Grossack1006.752.4450%21.5232-26275%8.429.9
-Aaron Jones1005.515.72520%-19.9213-40544%25.96.0
-Dan Hoffenberg1005.442.22512%-10.4192-28844%16.35.8
-Clovis Dehaye1003.746.13219%-21.3318-32950%25.13.8
24Alessandro Colombo1001.48.827419%-24.9295-41843%26.21.4
-Goran Cekol1001.271.230%-19.7131-13833%26.87.2
25Tsahi Maimon1000.4-0.730725%-10.1467-58150%10.50.4
-Francesco Mazzadi1000.428.430%-11.049-5333%13.22.2
-Yvntn Hlmysh1000.26.61100%124.0124124100%-121.12.9
26Mira995.01.531518%-17.5436-47649%12.5-5.0
-Stephen Frechette994.612.720%-87.0-39-1350%39.1-47.9
-Giancarlo Rosselli994.36.44219%-24.4277-50252%18.7-5.7
-Corey Robinson993.7-46.640%-46.3150-17925%17.9-28.3
-Tamara Hoylaerts987.2-12.03123%-34.7176-31755%21.6-13.2
-Sarit Betzalel986.7-78.6333%-87.0157-24633%7.6-79.4
-Hilto 37985.58.11513%-46.1129-25453%25.7-20.4
-Finn Kolesnik985.2-32.220%-180.5-111-2500%49.1-131.4
-Keiran Crowe-Mai982.5-50.110%-282.0-282-2820%-29.1-311.1
-Myrh Tmr982.3-157.820%-71.0-9-1330%-86.6-157.6
-Anastasia Di Lorenzo979.5-80.920%-223.5-170-2770%41.6-181.9
-Arm Pontecom976.7-23.41625%-61.6231-31525%30.2-31.5
-Filippo Lagostena972.3-18.76715%-44.8285-33528%17.1-27.7
-Barbie W967.6-95.9119%-60.1280-28536%2.6-57.5
27Maree Crawford967.2-29.333315%-48.4341-50238%15.6-32.8
28Umberto Prestini965.3-24.418820%-62.8440-85440%28.1-34.7
-Sarina Chaiken958.2-48.1190%-84.5104-24732%33.6-50.9
-Jennifer Mourgues954.93.82910%-68.3283-47138%21.3-47.0
-Gabriel Feldstein951.3-70.790%-120.254-40822%17.9-102.3
-Yaron Yaron942.4-103.61118%-59.4220-32736%-42.9-102.3
29Jackie Smith942.0-59.220415%-72.7288-57834%14.7-58.0
30Giorgio Peterlongo942.0-66.318512%-75.9287-52134%18.0-58.0
-Jonathan Halamish940.1-356.430%-296.7-228-3550%-59.7-356.4
-Orly Weil930.1-314.440%-285.013-48325%-28.8-313.8
31Raz Betzalel927.0-70.218213%-75.0354-55338%1.9-73.0
32Beryel Dorscht884.7-103.11487%-132.0252-60126%16.8-115.3
-Ofir Rosenfeld875.8-122.74312%-89.3287-63733%-35.1-124.5
-Michael Yo857.5-134.97915%-126.8295-69629%-15.7-142.5
-Aharon Shaked845.0-182.52015%-167.2201-50225%-16.8-183.9