Game Activity

Some articles on game activity, game, games:

Elo Rating System - Theory - Practical Issues - Game Activity Versus Protecting One's Rating
... climate for chess and inspired players for further study and improvement of their game ... However, in some cases ratings can discourage game activity for players who wish to "protect their rating" ... in a Swiss tournament and loses a couple of games in a row, they may feel the need to abandon the tournament in order to avoid any further rating "damage" ...

Famous quotes containing the words activity and/or game:

    History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.... It is not “history” which uses men as a means of achieving—as if it were an individual person—its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.
    Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)