Currently, our matchmaking system casts a wide net, so you may end up matched up with players ranked above or below you.
League of legends how matchmaking works
We programmed it this way as one of several measures we took to improve matchmaking times after the results we saw in the closed beta.
How does ranked matchmaking work in league of legends
Is a great place to practice against a wider variety of skill levels with no pressure, but every single game counts in ranked.
Your patch fix are you fixing the server disconnection issues, i have countlessly been kicked from ranked matches while i was doing phenomenal and cant get my kd or win loss above a 1.
Do measure players' skill in casual, but that skill rating is hidden, only ever used for matchmaking purposes, and is completely separate from your ranked records.
It's an evolution of the elo/glicko rating systems that works better for multiplayer games (elo and glicko are designed for 1v1 games like chess).
Addition to the matchmaking updated mentioned above (which should result in more evenly-matched games and a better play experience for all players) and the standard fare of bugfixes, we're closely monitoring what happens in the game and are working on the following:Try to matchmake premade groups against premade groups: our system already considers premades stronger than their individual players solo queuing, but ideally we'd like to have the same number of premades on each side of a game.