All established players have rating floors. In most cases, floors are calculated by subtracting 200 points from the individual's highest rating achieved and setting the last two digits to zero. If a player's highest rating achieved is less than 1400, the individual's floor is 100.
I went to my chess club today and a really strong player in our club told me that he was. that the USCF gave him a rating floor of 1600. Does that mean that his
If a player does not have a FIDE rating then the USCF rating will be used.. hit their floor rating will be allowed to play in a section 100 points below their floor.
In FIDE's case, they address this problem by changing the K rating and inflating it. . If you are floored, you can apply to USCF to drop your floor.