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Re: FICS Rating System

 In article <4r2ek8$p4s@senator-bedfellow.MIT.EDU>, (Michael S Allen) writes:
 > It is not fair to complain about the rating system because people
 > abuse it.  For those who are on the server to have fun and improve
 > their chess, it serves as a helpful tool.  If someone wants to inflate
 > their rating by cheating, they are only lying to themselves.
  And are liable to end up on the abuser and/or ban list :) We do check for
 cheats and follow up reports given by users.
 > If you think that someone is exhibiting poor sportsmanship because of ratings
 > or whatever, that is what your noplay and censor lists are for.
 > 						Mike Allen