next up previous contents
Next: convert_uscf Up: Miscellaneous Commands Previous: convert_bcf



Usage: convert_elo number

This command will convert a ELO rating into BCF and USCF ratings. All three values will be displayed to you. The conversion formulas are:

USCF = ELO + 100
BCF = (ELO - 600)/8

BCF ratings are the official ratings of the British Chess Federation. USCF ratings are the official ratings of the United States Chess Federation. ELO ratings often used in international competition.

Server ratings are, of course, something entirely different. There is no exact way at present to convert server ratings into equivalent official ratings. For server rating information, see "rating" or "glicko".

See Also: convert_bcf, convert_uscf, glicko, rating

Klaus Knopper <>