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01/09/2023

Yorkshire Extract of September ECF Ratings

(see here for list)

 

The 1st September monthly ratings were published promptly, as ever.  The number of players in the list has increased by 14 as compared with the August list.

 

Although numbers have been clearly leveling out, reaching a post-Covid out-of-season norm, the coming new season is likely to see 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:

 

 

Aug

2022

April

2023

May

June

July

Aug

Sep

with standard‑rate rating

1374

1822

1858

1883

1906

1930

1942

with rapidplay rating

  739

1995

2012

2055

2140

2184

2192

total (with either or both)

1603

3006

3036

3068

3163

3197

3211

 

The figures could be analysed alternatively as follows:

 

 

June

July

Aug

Sep

with standard‑rate rating only

1013

1023

1013

1006

with both standard and rapid

870

883

  917

936

with rapid‑rate rating only

1185

1257

1267

1256

 

The distribution across grading categories (at standard rate) has evolved over recent months as follows:

 

 

In rolling 12 months

April

May

June

July

Aug

Sep

category A

30 games or more

182

200

204

219

  229

240

category K

10 to 29 games

961

980

992

1002

1008

1006

category P

less than 10 games

679

678

687

685

  693

696

 

 

1822

1858

1884

1906

1930

1942