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How the Adullt Rankings Are Calculated

The Adults tournament system calculates rankings based on wins and losses, and the strength of the opponents played. Just like a real human would be better with more results, the mathematical formula used to calculate the rankings is more accurate with more results. Please note that the results are only valid after a team has played in at least two tournaments. All results between GEVA teams in USAV sanctioned competition are counted.

For the technical at heart, here's a brief overview of the algorithm used for the ranking

Set everyone to a starting RANK of 100.
  Do {
     For each team
        Average this value for each set played:
            opponent's ranking from last cycle +/- a win value of 25
            (win value is 35 for a playoff match)
  } Until all values change by less than 0.01  for a cycle