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Explanation of Elo calculation in doubles?

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3 months 2 weeks ago #943 by Alex Phu
Hello,

I couldn’t find any information regarding how elo calculations are done in a doubles match?

Do the players rating and games played get summed up in the same team?

And how does the k factor and matches played count in a doubles game?

Please help, thank you.

Best Regards,
Alex

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3 months 1 week ago #944 by Trevor Meier
With doubles and no set teams, it uses averages of the two players on each team in its calculations.

The Elo System is a complicated system. You could always use the "Custom Points" system, give everyone 1000 points to start with, and give the winner x% of the losers points.

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