27 Jan 2015 11:02

The first HMB Rating Tournaments practicing a new algorithm for rating calculation will be held already in January 2015.

HMBIA launches the new rating system for HMB fighters and teams. It is based on the Elo rating system adapted to HMB features. Innovation touches “1vs1″, “5vs5″ and “21vs21″ categories.

This system is as objective as possible for the HMB-sport because it uses a method of calculating the relative strength of the participants. In addition, the rating calculated depending on the following factors: the class of the tournament, category, region of the tournament.

Every new fighter and team registered in HMB Rating System obtains start rating. Fighters and teams have opportunity to improve their start rating by participating in HMB Rating Tournaments.

The fighter’s and team’s rating updates after each fight at HMB Rating Tournament. Rating is calculated during tournament permanently, battle by battle.

The factors taken into consideration in rating calculation are as follows:

1. The current ratings of participants.

2. The score difference of the battle.

3. The class of the tournament.

4. The expected result of the battle.

5. The result of the battle.

Fighters and teams have to participate in top-class HMB Tournaments and fight against good competitors to maintain their high rating. Moreover, it should be done regularly. A new HMB Rating System eliminates ability to dramatically boost fighter’s and team’s ratings due to beating a couple of dozen “sandbags”.

The first HMB Rating Tournaments practicing a new algorithm for rating calculation will be held in Russia and Ukraine in the start of 2015.

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