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=== Weighting === | === Weighting === | ||

- | In version 1.2.0 onwards of EBUScore (to be released shortly), you have an option of a "100%" handicap or "50%".\\ | + | In version 1.1.8 onwards of EBUScore, you have an option of a "100%" handicap or "50%".\\ |

* If you apply the 100% handicap, then pairs will be given an adjustment of the full weight of the difference between their NGS grades and 50%.\\ e.g. Two 60% players (each with a handicap of -5) in partnership will be given an overall adjustment of -10% (the sum of their handicaps).\\ If all players performed according to their NGS "expectation", then they should all score approximately 50% after the application of the handicap. This in turn should mean that all participants should have an equal chance of winning, regardless of their ability.\\ | * If you apply the 100% handicap, then pairs will be given an adjustment of the full weight of the difference between their NGS grades and 50%.\\ e.g. Two 60% players (each with a handicap of -5) in partnership will be given an overall adjustment of -10% (the sum of their handicaps).\\ If all players performed according to their NGS "expectation", then they should all score approximately 50% after the application of the handicap. This in turn should mean that all participants should have an equal chance of winning, regardless of their ability.\\ | ||

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* If you apply the 50% handicap, then two 60% players will be given an adjustment of -5% (the average of their handicaps).\\ Thus the better players will have their chances of winning reduced, and the poorer players increased, but the better players will still be more likely to win.\\ | * If you apply the 50% handicap, then two 60% players will be given an adjustment of -5% (the average of their handicaps).\\ Thus the better players will have their chances of winning reduced, and the poorer players increased, but the better players will still be more likely to win.\\ | ||

- | In versions 1.1.x of EBUScore, and its predecessor (PairsScorer), the only option (invisible) was "50%". If you have been using this, you may wish to continue to do so for reasons of consistency. Conversely, if you have switched over from ScoreBridge, then you should use the 100% method for consistency.\\ | + | In versions 1.1.x of EBUScore, and its predecessor (PairsScorer), the only option (invisible) was "50%". If you have been using this, you may wish to continue to do so for reasons of consistency.\\ |

+ | Conversely, if you have switched over from ScoreBridge, then you should use the 100% method for consistency.\\ | ||

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