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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

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: Sat 13 Apr 2024 12:54 (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 Kristensen1136.9115.53142%134.6417-23377%6.3140.9
-Zachary Grossack1090.883.64637%63.6418-24059%27.390.9
-Mark Tynkov1090.588.47734%69.8372-28173%20.790.5
-Dana Berkowitz1087.564.98241%55.1435-25768%32.487.5
1Steven De Donder1083.088.315537%66.1404-27466%16.983.0
2Geoff Hampson1077.084.616134%47.2381-48767%29.877.0
3Fabio Quai1064.167.935129%33.7406-43563%30.364.1
-Alessio Isaia1059.969.64033%49.4379-31265%10.860.2
4Beppe Mistretta1056.354.625128%29.8413-35259%26.556.3
-Rosalind Lin1056.343.28433%33.2355-63362%23.156.3
-Matt Dobbs1054.236.44330%29.9272-39665%24.454.3
5Marco Novara1054.156.120830%30.5365-39462%23.654.1
-Ben Handley-Pritchard1053.883.71354%54.3271-33077%29.683.9
-John Diamond1052.965.84326%27.3238-29260%25.753.0
6Federico Bianchi1048.151.218328%17.7454-49661%30.348.1
7Marco Prestini1048.043.423029%26.3435-38757%21.748.0
8Gaetano Damiata1041.047.223625%11.5388-36055%29.441.0
9Patric Sierzega1038.737.522624%12.9417-45356%25.838.7
-Michael Wilkinson1038.767.04927%17.6338-36155%21.138.7
-John McAllister1035.59.81625%28.6267-11844%19.347.9
10Fabrizio Guttadauro1034.434.811725%11.5450-38454%23.034.4
-Giles Woodruff1034.168.5450%127.326322100%25.9153.2
-Mike Rice1031.3101.4911%36.9181-6456%28.965.8
11Stan Schenker1029.814.714730%3.4344-40756%26.329.8
12Fabrizio Farnesi1024.625.920227%8.6333-44353%16.024.6
13Gianluca Lodato1024.325.425825%-4.2320-42450%28.524.3
14JoAnna Stansby1023.631.811222%-1.9318-51952%25.523.6
-Sami Casanova1020.546.13231%-15.8261-28341%36.821.0
-Migry Zur Campanile1020.460.22133%-2.9296-40852%26.523.6
-Nicole Gilmore1018.053.81233%-0.8263-20650%30.529.7
15Giorgio Caccia1017.510.413618%-14.7404-43847%32.217.5
16Jaron Marcus1017.419.022924%-10.1388-48447%27.517.4
-Stav Dan1015.714.58635%54.8498-31263%-39.115.7
-Luc Bellicaud1015.759.310%237.0237237100%40.8277.8
17Jill Levin1015.321.817424%-20.0368-46848%35.315.3
-Chris Dixon1014.544.75627%-7.6272-41352%22.114.5
-Tracey B1011.955.4520%4.8113-23580%38.142.9
-Silvia Saccomanno1010.9-15.3339%-18.1249-32045%29.211.1
-Dan Hoffenberg1008.646.8119%-5.5192-22045%20.915.3
-Josh Richards1007.013.71100%130.0130130100%-6.6123.4
18Tsahi Maimon1001.01.818826%-7.7467-58150%8.71.0
-Francesco Mazzadi1000.428.430%-11.049-5333%13.22.2
-Yvntn Hlmysh1000.26.61100%124.0124124100%-121.12.9
19Alessandro Colombo998.26.121419%-29.1295-41843%27.3-1.8
-Clovis Dehaye998.150.51811%-28.2183-32950%25.8-2.4
-Filippo Lagostena996.9-11.230%23.3110-5367%-42.0-18.6
-Giancarlo Rosselli996.67.54120%-21.5277-50254%18.1-3.4
-John Parsons996.228.81724%-21.9214-30935%16.9-5.0
-Joan Clark996.03.2565%-18.4277-39245%14.4-4.0
-Barbie W994.7-97.6333%-6.0280-28533%-25.3-31.3
-Goran Cekol993.170.720%-95.0-52-1380%33.9-61.1
-Sarit Betzalel989.1-194.010%-172.0-172-1720%-22.0-194.0
-Adam Grossack988.350.820%-109.543-26250%5.0-104.5
-Benoit Guiot983.024.52025%-34.6361-36040%14.3-20.2
-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
-Mira980.4-17.67017%-28.7300-40144%9.2-19.6
-Hilto 37978.47.8813%-68.947-22938%18.4-50.5
-Arm Pontecom978.0-22.41527%-60.7231-31527%29.7-30.9
-Sarina Chaiken977.0-46.1140%-66.8104-21843%32.9-33.9
-Jennifer Mourgues975.610.51613%-60.6283-47138%27.8-32.9
-Tamara Hoylaerts974.2-14.62524%-51.0176-31748%23.1-28.0
-Yaron Yaron972.3-74.3729%-27.7220-23843%-45.2-72.9
20Umberto Prestini967.4-16.513223%-62.6440-65939%29.9-32.6
-Giorgio Peterlongo958.7-64.67614%-62.6244-52137%21.3-41.3
21Maree Crawford954.0-44.416313%-67.9289-47033%21.9-46.0
-Gabriel Feldstein949.6-71.380%-131.154-40825%13.4-117.7
-Jackie Smith940.2-63.78516%-75.4288-57835%15.6-59.8
-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
-Raz Betzalel918.1-77.47810%-64.2341-44140%-17.7-81.9
-Ofir Rosenfeld887.9-109.63514%-71.1287-63734%-42.5-113.6
-Beryel Dorscht871.8-106.4763%-147.0191-60122%18.9-128.2
-Aharon Shaked866.3-195.41414%-182.4181-50229%-14.9-197.2
-Michael Yo849.6-144.37214%-136.5295-69626%-13.9-150.4