Current Elo algorithm is incoherent.

Author: RationalMadman ,

Topic's posts

Posts in total: 1
  • RationalMadman
    RationalMadman avatar
    Debates: 283
    Forum posts: 8,696
    10
    10
    11
    RationalMadman avatar
    RationalMadman
    @Michael the Admin

    Your version of Elo is incorrect. You should be able to lose Elo for other people beating your opponent over time, not gain it.

    What you have done with your current Elo algorithm is given higher skill rating to people who beat an easy opponent before it's known he/she is easy which is actually nonsensical to do. Both Drafterman and Virtuoso should have identical Elo at this point.