The effective ranks from now on will be D, C, B, A-, A, A+, Olympic.
We have virtually removed 6 ranks, still having the «middle» ones like C- and C+, but they are now not effective.
In this way we have increased the pool of players who can be challenged getting an appreciable amount of points and without risking to lose too many.
As you can see now a B+ player can play against a C- for +97 points (motw) risking to lose just -62, while before was for +16 points risking to lose -200.
As well for B+