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.
- 2012 World Youth Chess Championship 西洋棋世青盃進行中 (taipeichess.com)
- Magnus Carlsen (en.wikipedia.org)
- Norweigian chess prodigy becomes highest-rated player of all time at the age of just 22 (dailymail.co.uk)
- Houdini 3 – the world’s strongest chess engine in the Fritz interface (chessbase.com)
- elo boosting (ownedcore.com)
- Chess against a GM (enodice.wordpress.com)