I just heard the overall ranking on this site is pretty low. Someone said he/she was ranked much higher on kgs. Is it true? How accurate is ranking system here? I would be very happy if I am told that my actual rank is higher than 8k! lol
You’ve played 439 ranked games:
with a pretty close W/L ratio.
It’s really hard to compare different isolated communities and rating pools especially when different algorithms are used. I think KGS ranks tend to trend higher than ours, others are about the same and sometimes it’s somewhat subjective.
We will also occasionally do things like this:
When we see a need
American ranks are much higher than European ones. Which one do you call “actual rank”?
My European rank is pretty close to the ogs rank, and as far as I can tell the American ranks are pretty close to the kgs ranks.
At the moment, my kgs rank is 2 to 3 stones higher than my ogs rank.
However, also the European ranks differ between countries a bit.