# Whats a good Scrabble Elo rating?

## Whats a good Scrabble Elo rating?

(These are akin to Elo ratings in chess, and are determined with fairly complex formulae.) The median rating of a tournament player is roughly 1200. To crack the top 100 in the country, it takes a rating of 1800. Top 10: about 2000.

## Is a 1200 chess rating good?

In other words by attaining the rating of 1200, you can claim the title of being a Chess expert, and deservedly so. The mark of 1200 separates the casuals from the serious. It is the dividing line between the average and the exemplary.

How Elo rating is calculated?

According to this algorithm, performance rating for an event is calculated in the following way: For each win, add your opponent’s rating plus 400, For each loss, add your opponent’s rating minus 400, And divide this sum by the number of played games.

### What is ELO stand for?

It doesn’t stand for anything at all, because it’s not an acronym. It should be “Elo” rather than “ELO.” The Elo rating system is named after the Hungarian-American physics professor (and 8-time state champion chess master) Arpad Elo, who originally devised his rating system around 1960.

### Is 600 a good chess rating?

The average scholastic tournament player has a rating of around 600. A “strong” non-tournament player, or a beginning tournament player who has gained some basic experience, might have a rating 8. The average adult tournament player in the USCF is rated around 1400. Masters are players with ratings over 2200.