Rating decrease after a win -is this supposed to happen?


#1

So, I was at 17.1k +/- 2.6 stones, but I beat some 25 kyu who challenged me and my rank fell to 17.8k +/- 2.8 stones. Is this supposed to happen?


#2

Hello, yes it can happen, more in our FAQ

or here:

or here:
http://glicko.net/glicko/glicko2.pdf


#3

Hey, I believe I’m in a teaching game with you, besides that, thank you very much for the response, cleared everything up for me.