## How do I calculate my Elo rating?

According to this algorithm, performance rating for an event is calculated in the following way:

- For each win, add your opponent’s rating plus 400,
- For each loss, add your opponent’s rating minus 400,
- And divide this sum by the number of played games.

**How is Elo change calculated?**

Find the expected score by working out the latter’s multiplicative inverse, expected_score = 1 / 2.413 = 0.414 . Evaluate the rating change according to the Elo rating formula, 20 * (1 – 0.414) = 11.7 . Finally, add this number to your current rating, 1750 + 11.7 = 1761.7 .

### Is a 3000 Elo rating possible?

The lowest possible rating is 100. The highest possible rating (in theory) is 3000, although the highest rating any chess player has managed to achieve was 2851 which was held by the World Champion at the time, Garry Kasparov.

**Is an Elo rating of 1000 Good?**

1k to 1.5 is beginner. 1.5k to 2K is strong club player. 2 to 2.5K you are interesting.

## Is 1500 a good chess rating?

1500 on chess.com is indeed a good rating. Your USCF rating would be in the range of 1300 -1700 depends on how you play in the tournaments.

**Will Carlsen reach 2900?**

Each draw loses rating for Carlsen. He will never reach 2900. In fact, he will never even get within 30 points of it.

### Can Carlsen reach 3000 Elo?

It depends on the pool. If there are more idiots joining FIDE in the coming years, Carlsen as well as others may reach the 3000 mark. If there are more little Carlsens, little Svidlers, and little Anands joining FIDE, then it will be difficult for Magnus Carlsen to reach 3000 (or even maintain his existing rating).

**Is a 900 chess rating good?**

Those in the 900-1000 range were ok, those in the 1200-1400 range were very good.

## Is 2900 FIDE possible?

Magnus Carlsen will launch his new campaign to achieve a 2900 Fide rating, the Everest of overall tournament performance, when the world champion makes his first move on Saturday (1pm start) in the opening round of the “chess Wimbledon” at Tata Steel Wijk aan Zee.