Yorkshire Extract of October ECF Ratings
The 1st September monthly ratings were published promptly, as ever. The number of players in the list has increased by 65 as compared with those in the September list I(which had seen an increase of 14 compared with that of August).
Numbers have been clearly levelling out, reaching a post-Covid out-of-season norm, but the new season is likely to be the cause renewed growth in numbers.
The total number of players listed with standard-rate ratings, with rapidplay ratings and with either or both has changed over recent months as follows:
The figures could be analysed alternatively as follows:
The distribution across grading categories (at standard rate) has evolved over recent months as follows: