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The game is the most exciting, when the two players are on the same playing strength. If the difference is too high between their strength, then one player will see the same game boring, that the other will see annihilating.
The playing strength are defined by the elo rating, its value is usually between 800 and 2600 points. Players are divided into different classes according to their playing strength, their elo rating. Players in the same class are in similar playing level.
Tournaments are usually class based, so players in the same level play each other in tournaments (mostly).
The following classes are defined in the club:
Class M 2200- Class X 2000-2199 Class A 1800-1999 Class B 1600-1799 Class C 1400-1599 Class D 1200-1399 Class E 1000-1199 Class F 000-999
Available from Feb 12, 2003.