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15.0. Rapid Ratings (GA '98)

The following principles shall govern the operation of a rapid rating system.

  1. Players who have reached a minimum ELO of 1600 shall be rated under the rapid rating list.
  2. The value of the K factor shall be determined by the rating administrator.
  3. To differentiate the ratings from rapid chess games from ratings obtained from normal chess games, the ratings from rapid games shall eventually be denoted by the first 3 digits.

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