How to become a FIDE Rated Player?

A FIDE rating is a measurement of a chess player’s strength. It reflects how strong your chess is compared to others in the world. It’s also popularly known as elo rating or elo. Why? Because the system to calculate the rating was developed by Alfred Elo. FIDE Rating and FIDE Ranking are two different things in chess. If you’re new to chess, you might confuse FIDE rating and ranking. However, both of them are completely different!