Chess Strength Evaluation – Are FIDE and USCF Chess Ratings a Good Measure?

Great article on onlinechesslessons.net

“Measuring chess strength on the individual level is impossible by just looking at one’s chess rating. Figuring out the best way to judge an individual’s chess strength is as old as the game itself. Chess players put way too much importance on chess ratings, sometimes to the point where a player will lose a game to a stronger rated player for no reason other than being nervous when playing someone who is higher rated.

Read the article here …
http://www.onlinechesslessons.net/2011/04/13/chess-strength-evaluation-are-fide-and-uscf-chess-ratings-a-good-measure/

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