After playing well over 80 games, my ratings seem to be approximately 856. According to Chessmaster 10th Edition for the PC, my rating was 857 after 82 games. According to Chessmaster 10th Edition for the first edition of XBOX, my rating is 856 after 20 games#!! This is just a gauge for some of you beginners to aspire to. It took about a year from start to now resulting in this average score. To be conservative, I have played more than 500 games if I am not mistaken. Some people like me are not born talented. I have to work at the little score improvement(s) I have