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Introducing the Eastwood Index.

Posted: 2013-02-21 19:30:00+00:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

On the whole, the Elo system works okay but it was not designed with football in mind and so there are some issues with it - for example it can only handle two distinct outcomes – winning and losing...

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Understanding Elo Ratings Part Two.

Posted: 2013-02-07 19:30:00+00:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

Now that we understand the theory behind Elo ratings, let’s take a look at how to calculate them and how to make them more relevant to football...

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Understanding Elo Ratings.

Posted: 2013-01-31 19:30:00+00:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

The Elo rating system was originally devised by its creator Arphad Elo as a way to calculate the average skill levels of two chess players. Although the system was created specifically for chess it has also been adapted to many other games and sports, including international football...

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