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**Help Me / Ranking system**

« **on:**September 26, 2007, 06:53:56 AM »

I'm running a small poker club in Stockholm, Sweden. I have been using TD for several years now for my tournaments, and it does a really great job. I have also been using Excel for keeping track of my players ranking point, and it would be nice to get rid of it.

I have a pretty complex ranking system, which not only ranks my players overall, but also in each different game (Hold'em, Omaha, Stud, etc.), in all around 10 different categories. In addition to this, each ranking list divided into three different time spans: all-time (all tournaments since we started in 1998, around 300 tournaments), current year, and a "rolling" ranking, stretching 18 months back.

Is there any way of doing this in TD?

My ranking points formula looks like this:

SQR(P/N)*(N/R+1)

P=tournament prize pool

N=no of players

R=rank

To get the total ranking points for each player, I then use another formula:

1/SQR(T)*S

T=total number of tournaments for the player

S=the player's total ranking points (from above)

My next question then: Is it possible to use a formula like this in TD?

What I'm looking for is a way to let my players total points be affected by the number of tournaments they play. Simply using a total points method gives too much advantage to players who play many tourneys, and using an average points method gives sporadical players with good results an edge. Using a "best x of y tournaments" method tends to flatten the ranking too much.

Any input on this is greatly appreciated.

I have a pretty complex ranking system, which not only ranks my players overall, but also in each different game (Hold'em, Omaha, Stud, etc.), in all around 10 different categories. In addition to this, each ranking list divided into three different time spans: all-time (all tournaments since we started in 1998, around 300 tournaments), current year, and a "rolling" ranking, stretching 18 months back.

Is there any way of doing this in TD?

My ranking points formula looks like this:

SQR(P/N)*(N/R+1)

P=tournament prize pool

N=no of players

R=rank

To get the total ranking points for each player, I then use another formula:

1/SQR(T)*S

T=total number of tournaments for the player

S=the player's total ranking points (from above)

My next question then: Is it possible to use a formula like this in TD?

What I'm looking for is a way to let my players total points be affected by the number of tournaments they play. Simply using a total points method gives too much advantage to players who play many tourneys, and using an average points method gives sporadical players with good results an edge. Using a "best x of y tournaments" method tends to flatten the ranking too much.

Any input on this is greatly appreciated.