US Chess Rating System Algorithm Posted

A document titled, "The US Chess Rating System" by Mark E. Glickman of Harvard University and Thomas Doan of Estima has been posted here:

For future reference, the document may be accessed from the homepage header and footer menus under the parent category, "Ratings."

From the opening paragraph:

The following algorithm is the procedure to rate US Chess events. The procedure applies to six separate rating systems, three of which are for over-the-board (OTB) events, and three of which are for online events: the Blitz system, Quick Chess (QC) system, the Regular system, the online Blitz system, the online Quick system, and the online Regular system.

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