Increase rating. What now?

FIDE recently gave every rated players below ELO 2000 a rating boost. What exactly is this and why did FIDE do this:WHAT IS THIS? These changes are designed to enhance the accuracy of the rating system and provide a fairer representation of players’ abilities. 🌟👑 . Impact on Players: Approximately 85% of rated players fall below the 2000 … Read more

Why chess blogging?

Started chess blogging two decades ago. Am still blogging. Iniitial reason was have a chess scrapbook. It was just newspaper cuttings from newspapers like Utusan Malaysia, The Star, News Straits Times and Malay Mail. Every scrap of chess news from the newspapers were cut and pasted into that book. The chess blogs simply became extension … Read more