Why does the algorithm exclude matches with a UTR difference of more than 2.00?

Matches with more than 2.00 UTR difference are not included in the algorithm when the higher-rated player wins as expected. Why?

As the difference in UTR increases, so does the likelihood the higher-rated player wins the match easily. Our data indicates matches with a UTR difference of more than 2.00 are almost certain to be a blowout. Results like these are not indicative of either player’s skill level and are excluded by the algorithm.

Looking for more info? You can view the complete summary of our algorithm, HERE.

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