# How I won the "Chess Ratings - Elo vs the Rest of the World" Competition

@article{Sismanis2010HowIW, title={How I won the "Chess Ratings - Elo vs the Rest of the World" Competition}, author={Yannis Sismanis}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2010}, volume={abs/1012.4571} }

This article discusses in detail the rating system that won the kaggle competition “Chess Ratings: Elo vs the rest of the world”. The competition provided a historical dataset of outcomes for chess games, and aimed to discover whether novel approaches can predict the outcomes of future games, more accurately than the well-known Elo rating system. The winning rating system, called Elo++ in the rest of the article, builds upon the Elo rating system. Like Elo, Elo++ uses a single rating per player… Expand

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