09 September 2014

Ratings Deflation

There are several Malaysian chess bloggers or anonymous commentators who try to promote the fiction of 'ratings inflation' at every opportunity. For example, they'd say a 2300 rating 20 years ago is equal to 2400 nowadays. As we say in Malay, that is 'cerita karut'. So I did some research to see how widespread this misconception is.

06 September 2014

Top 20 Malaysians: 1 September 2014

The top 20 ranked Malaysian chess players as on 1 September 2014