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Svante Carl von Erichsen (2007-09-06)
What is the exact definition of a "norm"? When googling, I found something along the lines of "a tournament performance indicating that a certain level has been reached", but what does it mean? Winning more than half of the games? How does it depend on the opponents' strength?
Thibault de Vassal (2007-09-06 22:48:47)
Actually, title norms (ie. FICGS rated chess tournaments) depend on the number of points achieved in a tournament by a player and generally the elo average of the players in the tournament (that define the number of points required in the tournament for a title norm).
I have to update the rules to explain how it is calculated exactly.
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