Monthly Archives: September 2016

Ranking mechanisms from sport and Roller Derby

While Roller Derby still has a huge problem with availability of public statistics, relative to most other sports, there’s quite a few ranking systems around to rank teams on score. Most of them, however, draw from WFTDA’s own points-based ranking … Continue reading

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Roller Derby and Simulation… Pt1

All of the roller derby rating systems I am aware of assign a single value to the “strength” of each team, whether it’s the official MRDA and WFTDA rankings and strength factors, the FlatTrackStats Elo rankings, or my own derived … Continue reading

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