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You can record your matches - including handicaps, so that the winner is the winner - on our platform rankade. It's a free ranking system for sports and games, suitable for Chess, Go, Scrabble, and more. Rankade doesn't use Elo, but its algorithm (called ree algorithm), although more complex (here's a comparison), is similar to Elo if you play 1-on-1 matches ...


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Thank you for the replies.Basically if Mattel had their own handicap system worked on the ELO maybe with a button to press if the game is handicapped between the two and then up or down the ELO accordingly, this way we would not need any independent system at all. It would also be great if Mattel fixed their problems so that friends show up on each others ...


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Another suggestion to the above is that you can take the routes that give you the least number of points. For example, if you get the Los Angeles to New York card, take the following route. LA to Phoenix Phoenix to El Paso El Paso to Santa Fe Santa Fe to Denver Denver to Omaha Omaha to Kansas City Kansas City to St Louis St Louis to Chicago Chicago to ...


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That is what you want to have happen. If we assume the handicapping is perfect then everyone will have a 50% chance of winning each game. (it's easier to assume 2 player games). If you have a 50% chance of winning the match your rating shouldn't go up or down (on average) as you are evenly matched with your opponent. You want ELO to be a true reflection ...


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If you're looking for a subtle personal handicap that will enforce a minor disadvantage while still allowing you to play "intelligently," I've had luck with enforcing my own rules regarding the use of route cards. Any or all of the following have proven effective: Do not draw route cards unless all previous routes are complete. Do not keep more than two ...



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