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Old 09-24-2012, 05:05 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by OrangePower View Post
Rationale is that 4.5s for example prefer to play other 4.5s, rather than 4.0s playing up.

Think of it as reverse sandbagging.
That's understandable.

OTOH, I have seen many players quickly improve by playing 0.5 level above their rating.

This rule would give them less opportunity to do that.
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