Originally Posted by Angle Queen
See schmke's description earlier in this thread. All it means is that they were a 3.0 whose team made it to playoffs (and they played some match, any match in the post-season). Just mentally separate the NTRP from the "Letter" after it. Except to the behind-the-scenes stats gurus, B...means little...except that a "Benchmark" (read: playoff player) cannot automatically appeal their rating the first year they receive it.
I agree with AQ. "B" is not better than "C." All it means is that you were chosen as a ruler to measure others against. You could have been a "weak player" and still be a ruler.